Eligibility and fees

If you have any of the following undergraduate qualifications, you can become an Associate Member: 

  • Institution-accredited degree
  • UK Engineering degree
  • UK Maths, Physics or other relevant science degree
  • International engineering degree which meets Institution requirements
  • Open University degree of acceptable profile


Below is a breakdown of the age-specific fees for Associate membership.

Annual membership fees relate to your age on 1 January 2019: 

2019 Membership Subscription Fees (shown in GBP)

Members aged under 25 years £40.00
25-26 years £109.50
27-29 years £170.00
30 years and over £242.00

Membership fees are subsidised during your first few years of membership after graduation to support you on your journey to professional registration. Our subscription year runs from January to December.

Limited Time Offer - save 40 GBP!
For a limited time only, you can also save on the application fee. We’re waiving the application fee of 40 GBP for all Affiliate Members who upgrade to Associate membership. Apply now and take the next step to achieving your potential.

If you're in the UK: This offer is only open until 31 December 2018. If you apply after this date, the application fee, currently £40 must be paid and this fee is non-refundable.

If you're outside the UK: This offer is open to you until 28 February 2019. For applications after this date, the application fee, currently 40 GBP must be paid and this fee is non-refundable.


If you have any questions about upgrading to Associate membership, we'd like to hear from you.