Fast Track is aimed at individuals with at least seven years research-related experience, at a senior level who wish to become MRS Certified Members on the basis of their career profile. The scheme one of the 10 routes to Certified Membership.

How to apply

Please submit a Fast Track registration form, together with the following:

  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Current job description and organisation chart (if applicable)
  • Evidence of any degrees, relevant qualifications and /or membership of other relevant professional bodies
  • Letters of support from two referees, one of whom should be a Certified MRS Member

What happens next

Your registration form is checked by MRS to ensure entry criteria has been met and that all required supporting documentation has been supplied. You will then be contacted by the membership team in regards to your assessment.

On successful completion a certificate will be issued to you confirming that you have achieved Certified Member status through the Fast Track.

How much does it cost

The registration and assessment fee for members is £420. The fee for non-members is £590 which includes the annual membership and joining fees. Successful applicants will be admitted directly as Certified Members of MRS (CMRS).

Further information

Please do not hesitate to contact us, if you need any further information or guidance on completing the form.

Membership Department

Direct line: +44 (0)20 7566 1822    Fax: +44(0)20 7566 1829