Help shape the future of our industry

We're a charity with a royal charter, responsible for leading the IT industry through its ethical challenges so everyone benefits from technology. We invest in the people who work in IT, our members - together we're building a brighter digital tomorrow.

Be part of our active community

You can go to events, meet like-minded people, learn new things and get better at what you do.


practitioners, business leaders, educators and policymakers


annual events from big data to blockchain and everything in-between


mentors and mentees sharing knowledge and experience


specialist interest groups and local branches

Our membership grades

Wherever you are in your career, we have a membership grade to suit you. You're key to our mission by upholding our code of conduct and championing professional and ethical standards in your work.

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

Interested in BCS membership for your IT team or organisation?

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Go further in your IT career

Access a wide range of membership benefits designed to support you in your role and grow your potential.

Career development

Professional recognition

News and latest thinking

Professional support

  • Legal helpline
  • Discounted professional indemnity insurance
  • Training discounts

"For those considering applying for BCS membership, I say 'go for it!' There’s a lot more to joining BCS than being able to put letters after your name."

Mathew Gard MBCS
IT Technical Development Manager, Great Western Railway