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To become a Chartered Member you will need to demonstrate Masters level learning. You can do that in a number of ways.
You satisfy the Institution’s academic requirements. When you demonstrate you have completed your Initial Professional Development (IPD) you can apply for Professional Review.
When you show you have completed your IPD you can demonstrate your Masters level learning by passing the Chartered Membership exam - part of your Professional Review.
You satisfy the Institution’s academic requirements. When you demonstrate you have completed your IPD you can apply for Professional Review.
You have achieved learning outcomes at least equivalent to a BEng (Hons) degree partially accredited for Chartered Membership. When you demonstrate you have completed your IPD you can apply for Professional Review.
Remember, you can demonstrate your Masters level learning by passing the Chartered Membership exam.
Your qualification will need to be assessed by our Academic Qualifications Panel. If it is found to be equivalent to a BEng (Hons) degree that is partially accredited for Chartered Membership (or above) you’ll be eligible to demonstrate you have completed your IPD and apply for Professional Review.
A degree in civil or structural engineering from a university course accredited through the Joint Board of Moderators, or an IStructE-approved equivalent.
Your degree is recognised by the FEANI database or the Washington Accord.
Contact the membership team with the details of the degree you studied, including the course name, university name and dates of study. If appropriate we will submit your qualification for assessment.
The fee for academic assessment is £155.
If your qualifications are not of an equivalent level we will advise you how to make up the difference through further learning, eg additional formal study, sitting the Chartered Membership exam or via the Technical Report Route.
If you do not have Masters level academic qualifications you can take the Technical Report Route:
Route A: You hold a BEng (Hons) degree in structural and/or civil engineering that partially satisfies the academic requirements for Chartered Membership, or you are AMIStructE holding an accredited IEng degree or equivalent.
Route B: You do not have accredited academic qualifications but you do have considerable industry experience, with competence comparable to a Chartered Member.
Fees (Route A):
Academic Assessment: £155
Report submission: £320
Report re-submission: £160
Fees (Route B):
Academic Assessment: £155
Report submission: £420
Report resubmission: £160
Fill out our form and return it to us with the relevant documentation.
Read our guidance if you're considering the technical report route.