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I have a built environment degree

The built environment has a rich diversity of disciplines. Whether you’ve studied construction, surveying, engineering, sustainability, facilities management, conservation, design management or even archaeology, gaining an MCIOB is international recognition of your professionalism and leadership within the sector.

If you have three or more years’ industry experience, you may be eligible to proceed to the Professional Review, becoming Chartered within an average of 12 weeks from submitting your application.

You must join the CIOB as a non-chartered member (Applicant) before you can proceed to the Professional Review. Apply online now by regsitering on our portal and starting your application.

Less industry experience?

If you’re a more recent graduate or have less than three years of professional industry experience, our Professional Development Programme (PDP) could ease your path to becoming a Chartered Member.

  • Flexible study programme
    The PDP is a flexible programme that allows you to identify any gaps in your skills and competencies, working with your employer to ensure you receive all the experience you need to complete the programme. Throughout the programme, you will be compiling evidence of your work within an e-portfolio that enables you to keep track of your progress. 
  • Supported through Professional Review
    As part of your course, you will undertake the Professional Review, so you won't have to complete this on your own.
  • Gain MCIOB and experience whilst working
    The PDP usually takes between 1-3 years to complete, depending on your experience and your employment, and as you’ll be undertaking a Final Assessment within your PDP plan, you’ll become a Chartered Member soon after you have completed it.


The PDP is open to all built environment graduates working anywhere in the world.