Membership rates 2016

Our 2016 rates

Pay by direct debit and receive a £5 discount on your membership fee.

GradeYears in paid employmentRate
Fellow £141
7 to 8£97
5 to 6£88
3 to 4£75
Associate Member £55
Postgraduate Student £21
Undergraduate Student
(electronic only)
Undergraduate Student
(including paper copy of Physics World)
Affiliate £97
16-19 membership
(electronic only)
Affiliate - 16-19 membership
(including paper copy of Physics World)
IOPimember £15 / €20 / $25


Part-time work or employment and income greater than £12,500 - all grades£56
Income less than £12,500£15
Other grades studying£21


Remission (applies to subscription rates only)
Retired: 60+ (all grades)£56

Reciprocal Agreements**
Members of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, the Royal Astronomical Society, the Royal Meteorological Society and the Nuclear Institute may reduce their membership subscription rate by 25%. Please indicate IPEM, RAS , RMS  or NI with payment.

Professional Fees

  • Chartered Physicist: £25 per annum plus £50 application fee
  • Chartered Engineer: £36.80 per annum plus £150 application fee

* To claim the studying rate (other grades) the full time study section on the reverse of the subscription renewal form must be completed.
** Only one reduction may be claimed - one reciprocal agreement or remission.

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