BCS in Scotland

Photo of the Scottish Parliament

About BCS

Established in 1957, the British Computer Society (BCS) is the professional body for those working in IT. The BCS is the UK's Chartered body for ICT (Information and Computing Technology) professionals. BCS membership is recognised world wide for excellence in ICT qualifications, standards and professional conduct. Chartered members are distinguished by, Chartered IT Professional (CITP), Chartered Engineer (C.Eng), and may also attain Chartered Scientist (C.Sci).

There are over 40 Branches and Sub-Branches throughout the UK numerous special interest groups. For an overview of the BCS, interested IT Professionals in Scotland are best advised to browse the main BCS Website then contact their nearest Branch as listed below. The Branches and specialist groups organise local events for members.

About BCS in Scotland

BCS in Scotland acts as a national focal point for Scottish Interests, Issues, News and Events. It is the voice of Scottish ICT professionals in such national bodies as the Scottish Parliament and Government, NHS Scotland and local authorities in Scotland.

The Branches and main Specialist Groups active in Scotland are listed on the right.


04/10/2018 BCS-in-Scotland sponsors ScotlandIS Young Software Engineer of the Year awards 2018


Forthcoming BCS Events in Scotland

Wednesday 5th December, 18:00
Skincare Science Masterclass with BCSWomen Scotland in Glasgow
Venue: Kiehlís, 111 Buchanan Street Glasgow, G1 3HF

Monday 10th December, 19:00
Project Team Perspectives - Business Change Manager & Technical Architect
Speaker: Catherine McKinnon and Jonathan Marnoch
Venue: Room 3510, Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, DD1 1HG

Wednesday 12th December, 18:30
AI for Healthcare
Speaker: Dr. Alison OíNeil
Venue: Room 4.31, University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB

BCS Groups in Scotland

Aberdeen Branch
Edinburgh Branch
Glasgow Branch
Tayside & Fife Branch

BCSWomen Scotland
BCS Health Scotland
Scottish Testing Group