Being a member of the MBA means you're part of a dynamic and dedicated community working to promote research into all aspects of life in the sea. As well as supporting our work, membership also gets you these exclusive benefits.



The Professional category is open to individuals who are practising marine biologists and graduates of marine biology or related disciplines, or who have gained an equivalent standing through their career.   Please therefore submit details of your qualifications or professional standing together with your application for this category.



£45.00 (direct debit discount £5)


How to join

Simply purchase using the online form below or email the Membership Secretary to request a printable application form or a direct debit form.

For more details please contact: 

Membership Secretary
The Marine Biological Association
Citadel Hill, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2PB, UK

Your Membership
Boost your donation by 25p of Gift Aid for every £1 you donate. Gift Aid is reclaimed by the charity from the tax you pay for the current tax year.   I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in that tax year it is my responsibility to pay any difference. I want to Gift Aid my membership fee and any other donations I make in the future or have made in the past 4 years to the Marine Biological Association.   Please notify the MBA if you: want to cancel this declaration, change your name or home address, no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains. If you pay Income Tax at the higher or additional rate and want to receive the additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your Gift Aid donations on your Self-Assessment tax return or ask HM Revenue and Customs to adjust your tax code.
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