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Join the global community that's driving standards of performance across the IT industry, progress your career, and play your part in delivering a bright and safe digital future.


ShieldUnderline your professional integrity

Observed by every member, the BCS code of conduct defines the characteristics we share as practitioners who are serious about building a responsible profession in a world defined by digital.

By upholding the code as a BCS member, you:

  • show your commitment to high standards of competence, conduct and ethical practice
  • offer a reliable, independent endorsement of your professional integrity and experience
  • confirm that you accept your professional duty and always work with regard for public interest

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Progress your career

Reach your potential in the workplace with exclusive professional development support.

TickIndustry-recognised letters after your name and defined route to Chartered IT Professional (CITP)

TickInteractive online career tools including CV-writer, interview simulation and e-learning

TickPersonal development plan (PDP) app for setting and tracking your personal objectives

Tick Industry news, research and publications including our member magazine ITNOW

More career development opportunities for members

Dave Roberts"BCS membership has provided me with networking opportunities and access to industry content and cross-sector best practices. I'm also extremely proud to have the recognition of Fellowship (FBCS) within BCS, as it demonstrates my passion for the profession and acknowledges my involvement in the wider IT community."

Dave Roberts FBCS
CIO, Radius Payment Solutions

Take your place in the BCS community

Connect with IT professionals around the world, tap into the latest thinking and grow your network.

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Become a BCS member

Choose the right membership for you and start your BCS journey today.

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Wherever you are on your IT journey, you'll enjoy every step as a BCS member - let us show you why! Simply tell us where you are in your career, e.g. experienced professional, just starting out, student - and we'll show you how membership can help you.

Looking for career recognition?

Gain independent validation of your skills and knowledge, and demonstrate the level of performance you bring to the workplace.

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Boy playing with toy carLet's make IT good for society

At BCS, we're tackling the professional, ethical, and economic challenges facing our industry, as outlined in our royal charter and charitable aims.

This work is only possible through the support of our members. Whether it's your contribution to policy debate, your attendance at a local event, or simply your annual subscription contribution, as a BCS member you're helping to make IT good for society.

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