Annual funding allocations 2019-20

For Institutions

Documents for institutions

Documents relating to the 2019-20 allocations.

Announcement date Documents released
July 2019

All institutions received:

  • a grant letter
  • individualised 2019-20 grant tables
  • technical guidance providing a comprehensive explanation of the contents of the tables.

 

Template copies of some of these, along with grant tables that provide information for the sector as a whole are below. Institutions can access their individualised documents through the Office for Students portal.

July 2019 announcement

Grant letter

Download the 2019-20 coverletter as PDF

Technical guidance

Download the Technical guidance 2019-20 as PDF

Sector as a whole

Tables showing grants for the higher education sector as a whole

Download the July 2019 Sector grant tables 2019-20 as MS Excel Spreadsheet

Recurrent grants for 2019-20 by government region

Download the Recurrent grants for 2019-20 by government region as MS Excel Spreadsheet

Funds for Research

Funding element Total (in £M)
Mainstream quality-related research (QR) grant including London weighting 1,095
QR Research degree programme (RDP) supervision fund 260
Global challenges research fund (GCRF) 68
QR Charity support element 204
QR Business research element 64
National research libraries 7
Total recurrent research 1,697

 

Note: Figures in the individual rows of this table may not sum to the total, due to rounding The documents below provide a more detailed breakdown of the recurrent research funding elements.

QR research funding data 2019-20

Mainstream QR funding, broken down by institution and subject

Download the Mainstream QR research funding and London weighting as MS Excel Spreadsheet

QR RDP supervision funding, broken down by institution and subject

Download the QR RDP supervision funding as MS Excel Spreadsheet

QR charity support funding and QR business research funding, broken down by institution

Download the QR research charity support fund and QR business research element as MS Excel Spreadsheet

Mapping between REF 2014 UOA, research cost weight and HESA cost centre

Download the Mapping of REF 2014 UOAs to cost centres as MS Excel Spreadsheet

Data sources for recurrent research funding

Download the Data sources for research funding as PDF

An example of the calculation of quality-weighted volume used in the 2019-20 mainstream QR funding method

Download the Example calculation of quality-weighted volume used in the 2019-20 Mainstream quality-related research funding model as MS Excel Spreadsheet

A worked example for 2019-20 QR RDP supervision funding

Download the worked example for 2019-20 QR RDP supervision funding as MS Excel Spreadsheet

The recurrent research funding for 2018-19 is available in Annual funding allocations 2018-19.

Funds for Knowledge Exchange

Funding element Total (in £M)
HEIF (main) 203
Of which due to industrial strategy uplift 50
HEIF (supplement) 10
Total knowledge exchange funding 210

 

The documents below provide more details on knowledge exchange funding.

Knowledge exchange funding data 2019-20

HEIF allocations, broken down by institution

Download the 2019-20 HEIF allocations as MS Excel Spreadsheet

Weighted qualifying income, broken down by institution

Download the 2019-20 HEIF weighted qualifying income as MS Excel Spreadsheet

Qualifying income data, broken down by institution

Download the 2019-20 HEIF qualifying income tables as MS Excel Spreadsheet

Data sources for knowledge exchange funding

Download the Data sources for knowledge exchange funding as PDF

Knowledge exchange funding for 2018-19 is available in Annex A in Recurrent grants for academic year 2018-19.