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becoming a Member of the Society

Designers wishing to apply for full membership (MCSD) must complete an application form and attend an assessment.

Cost: £180 per annum UK - £150 per annum Overseas.

Associate Members do not have to pay for the upgrade assessment to full membership.

Criteria for Membership of CSD:

Demonstrable competence against the CSD Genetic Matrix™ as set out in the guidelines.

Membership (MCSD) includes:

- Use of the affix MCSD™.

- A MCSD membership certificate.

- Access to the members pages of the CSD website

- Membership of Design Pool and Design Mine

- Your own online profile and portfolio

- Listing on 'Find a Designer'

- Eligibility to vote at the Society's AGM.

- Discounts on CPD training modules.

- Discounts on CSD events.

- Access to available professional services.

- Professional advice and initial consultation with advisors.

- Regional networking.

- Access to available professional information & publications.

Download UK Application Pack

WIPO Gold IP resource now active

The World Intellectual Property Organisation, of which CSD holds Observer Status, has launched WIPO Gold, a portal intended to be a dynamic and evolving tool, expanding over time to build a one-stop gateway for IP data.

Further deatails can be found by visiting the 'intellectual property' page of the CSD website
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