The Museums Journal courses guide is out now

Geraldine Kendall Adams, 08.03.2019
Tips and advice on starting your career in museums
Are you thinking about a career in museums? The free Museums Journal guide to museum studies courses is out now, just in time for National Careers Week. 

The guide offers prospective students tips and advice on choosing the right course, the diverse range of jobs that are to be found in the museum sector, and opportunities for funding and flexible modes of learning. 

There’s also plenty of insight into current priorities for the sector, and a recommended reading list to help you get up to speed on the latest thinking, theory and practice in museums. 

Hear from senior professionals, including the Museums Association’s director Sharon Heal, as well as past and present alumni for their advice on starting out in the sector. The guide includes comprehensive listings of museum and gallery-related courses at UK universities. 

The Museums Association (MA) is committed to supporting to supporting career development and progression for those within the sector and those wanting to enter it. 

There are multiple routes into the sector, and the courses guide is part of the MA’s wider workforce strategy, which adopts a total workforce approach, from students and volunteers to early, mid-career and established professionals, freelancers and those who are retired. See our workforce section for much more information about careers in the sector.

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