Associate Member (Assoc.CSD)

The Society offers Associate membership to individuals who have recently graduated, are in the early stages of their design careers or those with equivalent competence. Candidates are likely to have less than 3 years of practical experience in the design sector. They may be asked to submit documentation alongside their application.

Student members of the Society who have successfully graduated, are able to upgrade to Associate level free of charge before the end of the calendar year in which they graduate.

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Download The Guidelines for Upgrading

To celebrate Minerva@90 all fees are calculated at 90% of the full professional membership rate during this anniversary year until 31 December 2021 so join in this unique celebration by joining the only Royal Chartered professional body for designers across all design disciplines.

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Application fee £50 (non-refundable)
Student members FREE

Joining fee FREE


Annually £105 (Minerva@90 fee £94.50)

To celebrate Minerva@90 all full annual professional fees are calculated at 90% until 31 December 2021 for existing and new Associate Members. So it makes sense more than ever to

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