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Chartered Membership (CPsychol)

The title of Chartered Psychologist is legally recognised and reflects only the highest standard of psychological knowledge and expertise.

Chartered membership provides a number of benefits, including:

  • use of the title CPsychol and inclusion on the List of Chartered Members
  • the opportunity to advertise in the Directory of Chartered Psychologists and/or join one of our Specialist Registers
  • the exclusive use of the Chartered Psychologist logo
  • Subscription to The Psychologist (print and digital)
  • discounts on conferences and events

To view the full range of benefits available to Chartered Members please click here.

  • achieved at least a 2:2 on an undergraduate honours degree (recognised as meeting Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership) or have completed a Society-accredited conversion qualification

Along with one of the following:

  • have undertaken Society-accredited postgraduate qualifications and training

  • have appropriate postgraduate training and experience of teaching psychology

  • have completed psychology research to doctoral level

Please complete and return the appropriate application form below:

There are two routes available for non-UK applicants wishing to apply for Chartered Membership.

Applicants must:

  • hold a qualification, or a combination of qualifications, which provide eligibility for GBC

  • hold an additional postgraduate qualification in psychology at least equivalent to a UK masters degree

  • have relevant supervised training and experience undertaken outside the UK equivalent to UK professional doctorate level

To apply please complete and return the application form below:

Applicants must:

  • hold a qualification, or a combination of qualifications, which provide eligibility for GBC

  • have appropriate postgraduate training and experience of teaching psychology

  • or have completed psychology research to doctoral level

To apply please complete and return the appropriate application form below:

Fees

Membership subscription is £134 per year plus an application fee of £41 for existing members, or £62 for non-members.

The Society’s subscription year runs from January to December and future subscription payments are due in January regardless of when you first joined. A full year’s subscription is always required upon application. If you join between:

  • January – June: you will be charged the yearly rate which will all be allocated to this year’s subscription.

  • July – September: you will be charged the yearly rate but half the payment will be carried forward reducing the amount due from you for the following year.

  • October – December: your full payment will be allocated to the following year.

Payment

There are a number of ways you can pay your subscription

  • Online card payment (preferred)

  • Bank transfer

  • By phone

  • Cheque or postal orders

Please submit all applications and accompanying documentation to:

The British Psychological Society
St Andrews House
48 Princess Road East
Leicester
LE1 7DR

If you have any queries about the applications process, please contact the Membership Team:

Email: [email protected]
Tel: +44 (0)116 252 9911

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