Museum and Gallery CPD

Continuing Professional Development

Last updated: 23rd May 2016

For advice and information about working in the Museum sector, take a look at the following information from the Museums Association website.

The Museums Association is the leading voice for the museum sector. Their mission is to enhance the value of museums to society by sharing knowledge, developing skills, inspiring innovation and providing leadership. They advocate for museums, set ethical standards and run training and professional development for members wishing to further their careers.

Frequently asked questions

Careers

Starting your career

Find a job

Professional development

Salary guidelines

Training and professional development

The University of Manchester Careers Service offers some great advice regarding obtaining qualifications in this field and where to look for jobs in museums and galleries.   

The Museums Association also publishes advice on university courses in the UK related to museums and galleries. The 2016 list of courses is available to download here.