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Professional and membership groups

Network and communicate with like-minded people in scientific, professional, regional and special interest groups


Divisions help members advance professional interests. They focus on training and practice and aim to develop psychology as a profession and as a body of knowledge and skills.

Full divisional membership

For members who have completed Society accredited postgraduate professional training.

UK applicantsDownloadformat
Chartered Membership and/or full division application formPDF.doc
Chartered Membership via teaching application formPDF.doc
Chartered Membership via research application formPDF.doc

In-training divisional membership

For those who hold, or wish to appy for, the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC), and are enrolled on Society-accredited postgraduate professional training.

In-training applicantsDownloadformat
In-training divisional membership application form                  PDF.doc

General divisional membership

For members who are not eligible for full or in-training divisional membership.

Divisional applicantsDownloadformat
General divisional membership application form                     PDF.doc


Other Member Networks

As well as its divisions, the British Psychological Society has other types of Member Networks such as branches, sections and special groups.

For further information on each member networks visit their webpages.


Member Networks - Professional membership Groups

To join one of these groups, download and complete an application form.

Member Networks form                     PDF.doc

Contact us

If you have any queries, contact the Membership Team:

Tel: +44 (0)116 252 9911

Email: [email protected]