Individual membership

Whether you have an interest in improving your project management skills, are in the process of studying project management, have recently started out in the profession or are already an experienced professional, there’s an APM membership grade designed for you.

Select your grade below to begin the joining process.

You can find out more about the different membership grades from our members, or start you online application for Student, Associate or Full membership below. If you wish to apply for Fellow membership, please complete and submit this form.

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If your membership has lapsed please contact the membership services department to quickly re-open your existing account, rather than creating a new record. There is no additional fee other than your annual subscription.

If you are unemployed or in retirement, please contact us to discuss your options.

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Choose your grade

Associate membership is a membership grade for anyone with an interest in project management or who may be new to the profession. 

It demonstrates your commitment to developing your professionalism and offers you access to a great range of benefits and resources. To join, please complete all the details below.

To view the terms and conditions for membership, please click here.

Grades / Fees

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Becoming an APM member (MAPM) will demonstrate your commitment to professionalism and your own continued professional development.

Give your application the best chance of success by reading the guidance notes.

Depending on your eligibility, you may also need to:

  • Provide details of your project management experience for up to 5 years
  • Upload two statements of support that confirm your experience. Download the statement of support template
  • Upload certificates of any non-APM qualifications

Grades / Fees


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Student membership is free and designed to support full-time or part-time students aged 16 or over with an interest in project management. It also supports students on project management apprenticeships.

As well as the benefits of an increased range of knowledge resources, you can network with young and experienced professionals and get a head start on your career.

To view the terms and conditions for membership, please click here. To join, please complete all the details below.

Eligibility criteria


Not eligible

Full or part-time student on a course for a minimum of one year* 


An apprentice*


A former member of APM


Studying for a professional qualification


On a graduate scheme



*Student membership to run until end of course or end of apprenticeship, up to a maximum of 4 years.


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