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As a student, past or present, you will know that acquiring a recognised qualification is one of the ways of demonstrating a commitment to your career. Becoming a member of BCS is another. Apply now

- Starting your career in IT
- Find out more about student membership of BCS
- Request a free information pack
- Student chapters

BCS qualifications

BCS offers qualifications in all areas of IT, from professional IT qualifications for career progression, to qualifications that provide IT skills for all.

Higher Education Qualifications - examined to the academic level of a UK University honours degree and acknowledges practical experience and academic ability.

BCS Professional Certification - learn new skills in specific business and IT areas which measure competence, ability and performance.

User Qualifications - aimed at beginners, those with a little knowledge and those looking to improve and develop their existing skills.

Careers guide

Inside Careers Guide to ITInside Careers Guide to IT
The definitive career guide to the IT profession.

Visit the Inside Careers website for lots of graduate jobs and in-depth careers advice to help you secure a job, internship or placement.

Join the YPG

Young business teamYoung Professionals Group
The BCS YPG is dedicated to providing representation, services and a support network to BCS members who are up and coming in their profession.