Postgraduate

OK you’ve got the history degree (or you are completing your studies ). Here we have a selection of articles and resources that will help with career ideas, development and CPD for you.  There is information on follow on courses for professional skills how to work in the world of Public history and what the heritage sector can offer.  What is more when you go on to any of these or go in another direction and become a baker or a banker we will still have lots of resources for you to keep the inquisitive streak in you for learning and for history going throughout your professional life.

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  • Librarian CPD

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    For advice and information about working as a Librarian or Information Professional, take a look at the following information from the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) website. CILIP is the leading professional body for librarians, information specialists and knowledge managers. They provide practical support for members throughout their careers...

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  • Archivist CPD

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    For advice and information about working in Archives, take a look at the following information from the Archives and Records Association website. The Archives and Records Association is the leading professional body for archivists, archive conservators and records managers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The principal aims of the Society are: to...

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  • Public History Courses

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    Undergraduate University of Hertfordshire Public History is a minor option at the University of Hertfordshire. It can be combined with other humanities subjects in the following courses: BA (Hons) English Language & Communication with Public History BA (Hons) English Literature with Public History BA (Hons) History with Public History BA...

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  • Careers in History

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    It's easy to see how learning something like IT at school can help you when you start looking for a job. With a subject like history, it may be harder for you to identify a clear career path. Sometimes students are even encouraged to drop history in favour of something...

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  • Museum and Gallery CPD

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    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...

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  • Library and Information Studies

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    1. University College London MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies If you want to progress in library or information work, you need a professional qualification, normally chartered Membership of CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. But before you can obtain this, you need to complete a...

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  • Heritage Management & Education

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    1. Nottingham Trent University MA/PGCert/PGDip Museum and Heritage Management There is a need for multi-skilled, quality staff who combine a broad vision of the field in which they are working with practical expertise in the care and presentation of heritage. Their postgraduate heritage management courses combine the conceptual framework necessary...

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  • Archives and Record Management

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    The University of Manchester gives the following advice: Archives and Records Management Courses The choice for post-graduate courses is much more limited for archives and records management compared to those available for libraries and information studies.  The Society of Archivists recommends just six: University College London, University College Dublin, the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and...

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