BSC Membership Application

Applications to join the BSC are welcomed at any point during the year. Any subsequent cancellation must occur in December (or before) for notification for the coming year. Refunds of membership dues cannot be made due to our commitment to journal subscriptions.

There are eight categories of membership available:


UK full membership, which includes a personal subscription to the British Journal of Criminology (BJC) & the Society's Journal Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJ). £88.50


UK full student membership or fully retired can enjoy membership inclusive of a personal subscription to the BJC & CCJ £76.50


UK associate (PhD student membership or associate retired or those not in full-time employment membership) includes a subscription to the Society Journal CCJ. £48.50


Overseas Full Membership (Economic North), which includes a personal subscription to the BJC and CCJ. £99.00
5 Overseas Full Membership (Economic South), which includes a personal subscription to the BJC and CCJ. £70.00
6 Graduate membership £50.00
7 Individual undergraduate student £30.00
8 Group undergraduate student From



Please enter your full name (inc title) in the following format (Title/First Name/Family Name)
E-mail address
Alternative e-mail address
Telephone number
Address for Society correspondence:
Please include your postcode
Membership category

See above for categories and costs

Job title
Please list three research or professional areas of interest.

Please select one of the membership constituencies

A: Academic – Persons engaged full or part-time in any institution of higher education as a teacher or researcher who can demonstrate an interest in the study of criminology or a subject which has connections with it (ie sociology of deviance, sociology of law, forensic psychiatry, legal psychology, applied criminal law, etc.).

B: Research and Practice - Persons engaged full or part-time by, or in, any organisation, institution, department or foundation on research, administration or practice within the field of criminology or criminal justice or a subject closely connected to it (including researchers and practitioners in governments, local authorities, police and probation departments, etc.)

C: Postgraduate – Persons who are studying for a higher educational qualification within the field of criminology or a closely related discipline.

D : Any person who can demonstrate an interest in the field of criminology or a related subject who does not fall into categories a, b or c above.

The British Society of Criminology is registered as a Data User under the Data Protection Act 1998. All information held on our database is in aid of membership related administration purposes, to keep you advised of BSC matters and events and to support the Society’s charitable education objectives.

The BSC now has an experts directory held at the BSC office.

Please tick box:

A: I consent to my interests and institutional contact details being added to the experts directory.

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