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Direct Entry Membership

The Institute offers the possibility of a direct entry route to potential members already engaged in Management Services by exception only.

To join the Institute using this route, you must apply for the grade of either Associate (AMS) or Member (MMS) using the appropriate membership form and having referred to membership type and grade template.  Also pay the appropriate Direct Entry Grade fee, plus Life Membership fee.

Direct Entry as Associate 

You must meet the grade criteria and be supported by two referees of Fellow Grade, who must hold current IMS Life Membership.

Fees payable are the current Life Membership Fee, plus Direct Entry Grade Fee to Associate Grade (AMS) which is £170.00.


Direct Entry as Member

Life Membership Fee plus Direct Entry Grade Fee to Member Grade (MMS) which is £235.00, providing you meet the Member grade criteria.

Please note that you cannot apply for the grade of Fellow under the direct entry route.