Who we are
We’re a charity with a royal charter, and an agenda to support the people who work in IT and to lead the industry through its ethical challenges.
BCS members and chartered IT professionals
at the forefront of computing evolution
BCS professional certifications awarded across the industry
What we do
Become a member
Show you care about your professional development and work with us to build a safe and bright digital future for everyone in society.
Your professional development
Be inspired to be your best, in your role today and at every step on your career path, because we're all capable of brilliant things.
Enjoy professional development tools and opportunities designed to work for you, when and where you need them.
Make new relationships, share new ideas and best practice, test your mentoring skills - an active BCS community is waiting for you!
Our packed events calendar makes it easy for you to connect with like-minded people, on and offline.
Your code of conduct
A powerful endorsement of your professional integrity, the BCS code defines the characteristics we share as responsible IT practitioners.
It's built around four key principles and forms the foundation of our profession, reinforced by the support of every BCS member.
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