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BCS membership

People in a meetingMembership underpins your credibility and shows you take your profession seriously. Over 75,000 members are helping us to shape the profession. By joining the Institute you become part of that.

  • Recognition
    Industry recognised letters AMBCS, MBCS, CITP or FBCS after your name underline your status as a dedicated IT professional.
  • Networking and events
    Peer to peer networking is a highly effective way to stay in touch with the latest thinking. Get the most from membership by getting involved - through our online Member Network, by joining a specialist group or your local branch, or by attending our seminars and events.
  • Knowledge and best practice
    Our code of conduct sets out the professional standards required of Institute members. Members can access our online library containing a vast array of industry information spanning e-books, research reports, journals and information databases.
  • Achieve Chartered status
    Employers, recruiters and clients are actively searching for something extra from IT professionals: a mark of integrity and dedication to the industry. Chartered status is proof that you are one of the best in the business.
  • Professional certification
    Upon successful completion of a professional certification you are eligible for Professional Membership (MBCS).

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Become Chartered

The Institute awards Chartered IT Professional status (CITP) and Chartered Engineer (CEng) enabling you to choose the registrations that best reflect your professional profile.

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