Student or apprentice

Smooth your journey to the workplace, as a BCS member! Connect with industry professionals, brush up on your soft skills and get set for a rewarding career in IT.

You'll need

  • to be on an IT-related study course or apprenticeship

Studying HEQ?

If you’re an HEQ student, you need to apply for BCS Student membership here.

Annual subscription  

£37

Associate (AMBCS)

Just starting out in IT? Associate membership gives you the tools to develop your competencies, your contacts, and your career potential.

You'll need

  • a year's IT work experience or relevant qualifications
  • a supporter to validate your application

Annual subscription  

£88

Professional (MBCS)

Show your commitment to the industry by becoming a Professional member and join the driving force behind today's tech innovation.

You'll need

  • five years' IT work experience, or relevant qualifications, or a combination of the two
  • a supporter to validate your application

Annual subscription  

£139

Fellowship (FBCS)

Take your place among the most experienced professionals and academics in the industry to inspire others and shape our profession.

You'll need

  • to be a respected leader in IT
  • specialist technical or business skills
  • typically five or more years' work experience
  • your CV
  • two supporters to validate your application

Annual subscription

£189 (+ £160 one-off application fee) 

Affiliate

Got a passion for IT but no professional experience?

Get closer to technology and the people who make it happen, by becoming a BCS Affiliate.

Annual subscription  

£65