Whether you're studying IT or just starting out in your career, taking your first management steps or giving back to the industry, we can help you reach your goals.
If you have at least one year's relevant IT experience, you can become an Associate member.
With one of the following, you can gain recognition as a Professional member:
- five years' IT experience or
- two-three years' IT experience and a relevant recognised qualification or
- a BCS accredited Honours degree.
Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
Chartered status demonstrates your commitment to the industry. You'll need at least eight years’ IT experience and the application involves a presentation, interview and peer review. We also offer Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist, and Incorporated Engineer grades.
If you're an IT leader who demonstrates seniority, authority or eminence in the field of IT, you can achieve Fellowship of BCS.
If you're studying IT or you're an IT apprentice, student membership will support your learning and development.
Choose our Affiliate membership if you're interested in IT but have no experience, or perhaps you're working in an IT business in a non-IT role.
Still unsure which membership to apply for? Try our Grade chooser tool on the right.