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Member (MAIP)

This is the normal professional grade for practicing physicists.

Full-time postgraduate students (e.g. in a PhD, MPhil or Masters course) are offered a substantial discount on the standard fee when they apply through Member full-time student.

Formally, candidates for admission to the grade of Member shall have either (i) obtained a bachelor degree or equivalent (or a bachelor degree with Honours) with physics as a major subject ; or (ii) shall have obtained a bachelor degree or diploma with a major in a cognate discipline (including astronomy and astrophysics, physical sciences, chemistry, geophysics, materials science, engineering, mathematics) and have at least three years professional experience in a role requiring a knowledge of physics (including teaching). 

Alternatively, if it is clear that you hold your current position by virtue of qualifications that are demonstrably in physics then please provide the link to your online profile within your current organisation.

Existing Members are are encouraged to advise the AIP that they are retired or moving overseas to receive a discount. To do so please email the AIP:

The $10 Early Bird discount is automatically applied to the below Membership Levels from 1 November 2023 to 3 February 2024.

The below prices include GST for Australian Residents. Membership levels *with cognate* must provide their cognate details. The AIP's cognates are listed here

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