Careers and employability

Our students graduate as the creative professionals of the future.

Many find employment in the cultural and heritage sectors as gallery managers, curators and archivists. Many also go into education and events management.

Jobs that some of our MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students got when they graduated

  • Assistant Curator of Fine Art, National Museums Liverpool
  • Visitor Services Operations Manager, National Portrait Gallery
  • Visitor Services Assistant, Manchester Art Gallery
  • Events Coordinator, The Wordsworth Trust Museum & Art Gallery
  • Exhibitions & Events Officer, Manchester Craft & Design Centre
  • Mansion Assistant, Tatton Park, Cheshire East Council
  • Curatorial Assistant, Museums Sheffield
  • Freelance Arts Project Manager
  • Exhibitions Assistant, People's History Museum
  • Assistant Registrar, Touring Exhibitions, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • Assistant Curator, V&A
  • Curator, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
  • Exhibition Researcher, Imperial War Museum North
  • Exhibitions Officer, British Postal Museum & Archive
  • Manager, Wharton Esherick Museum
  • Assistant to the Director & Exhibitions Manager, The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA
  • Exhibitions Curator, Whitworth Art Gallery
  • Assistant Curator, Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons

Jobs that some of our MA Arts Management, Policy and Practice students got when they graduated

  • Programmes Coordinator for Cultures, Histories and Heritage AHRC
  • Delphi Outreach Coordinator, Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Project Support Officer, National Services Scotland
  • Arts Administrator Trainee, Hong Kong Arts Festival
  • Senior Project Manager, China Shanghai International Arts Festival
  • Development Officer, Arts Council Princetown, USA
  • Marketing Officer, Walk The Plank
  • Festival Manager, Manchester Jazz Festival
  • Digital Marketing Manager, Rocketfish Ltd
  • Learning Designer, Hyper Island
  • Research and Administrative Executive – Africa, PZ Cussons
  • Lecturer in Fine Art, Liverpool Hope University
  • Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Creative Economy Committee, National Council for Culture and Arts, Chile
  • Administrations and Finance Officer, The Men's Room

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