2.5The current subject area weightings, as set out in Table 2.2 below, are intended to reflect the relative cost of research in each EP’s primary subject area.
|Subject Areas||Funding category||Weighting|
|Māori knowledge and development; law; history, history of art, classics and curatorial studies; English language and literature; foreign languages and linguistics; philosophy; religious studies and theology; political science, international relations and public policy; human geography; sociology, social policy, social work, criminology, and gender studies; anthropology and archaeology; communications, journalism, and media studies; education; pure and applied mathematics; statistics; management, human resources, industrial relations, international business, and other business; accounting and finance; marketing and tourism; and economics.||A, I, J||1|
|Psychology; chemistry; physics; earth sciences; molecular, cellular and whole organism biology; ecology, evolution and behaviour; computer science, information technology, information sciences; nursing; sport and exercise science; other health studies (including rehabilitation therapies); music, literary arts and other arts; visual arts and crafts; theatre and dance, film and television and multimedia; and design.||B, L||2|
|Engineering and technology; agriculture and other applied biological sciences; architecture, planning, surveying; biomedical; clinical medicine; pharmacy; public health; veterinary studies and large animal science; and dentistry.||C, G, H, M, Q||2.5|