IBMS Experiential Route to Fellowship

Being an IBMS Fellow demonstrates significant career achievement and success, as well as a passion for learning and sharing knowledge

IBMS Fellow is the grade of membership for individuals working at the highest level of the biomedical science profession. This is applicable to biomedical and clinical scientists and those senior scientists/academics/researchers not requiring HCPC registration

The IBMS has designed an Experiential Route to IBMS Fellowship (FER) for individuals who are working in an advanced scientific or senior managerial role in the field of biomedical science with at least 2 years senior advanced scientist level experience (equivalent to NHS band 7) but who do not hold: 

  • IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma
  • Diploma of Higher Specialist Practice  
  • or have a biomedical science related PhD together with five years professional experience in an area related to biomedical science

For more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply, see the attached guidance notes.