The main objective of the Society is to enhance the status of trained
and experienced professional engineers in the absence in the UK of any legal
protection for the title "Engineer". The founding members
believed that this was necessary, as "Engineer" can be used by anyone
in the UK, whether or not trained or experienced. This remains a priority for
The Society created and maintains a Register of Engineers who can
demonstrate knowledge and competence in engineering. Applicants who meet the
Society's criteria for membership may use the designation "P.Eng"..
To promote the high standards of expertise and professionalism in
the practise of engineering, for the benefit of those members of the
general public who have need to avail themselves of the services of
To promote the development of inventions and improvements in the
practise of engineering and to disseminate information on matters
affecting the practise of engineering so as to bring the results of
research and considerations of good practise into the public domain.
To promote improvements in the laws relating to matters of
engineering practise so that members of the public may be better able to
rely on the highest standards of advice and practise in those who purport
to be professional engineers.
The Society keeps a register of persons who subscribe to the Society and
who, in the eyes of the Society, 'have proved their competence and can be
accurately described as Professional Engineers', awarding them the 'PEng MSPE'
(member) or 'PEng FSPE' (fellow) designation according to qualifications and
experience Getting in
is tough, but can prove rewarding if trying to excel in areas such as proving
In 2018 April, when The Society of Professional Engineers UK merged with
Institution of Engineering and Technology, the international members of SPE-UK
establish the Society of Professional Engineers UK & International and to
keep the register of International Professional Engineers and their
designations PEng,MSPE(UK &International)
The society becomes anonline
society and collaborates with other international engineering organisations which have the same objectives. The Society of Professional Engineers (UK and International) will no longer adopt the Constitution of The Society of Professional Engineers-UK and it is a new professional organisation composes of the majority of International Members and a few UK Members of Society of Professional Engineers-UK and our organisation is not related to The Society of Professional Engineers-UK although we preserve PEng(UK & International), MSPE (UK & International) , FSPE(UK & International). We will continue to refer SPE-UK Membership Assessment System. The membership certificates of SPE-UK are still valid in SPE-UK & International and only the new members whom are admitted after 28 April 2018 will be issued with electronic version of the certificates bearing our new logo. Usage of SPE-UK logos is replaced with our new logo. As our organisation is formed as an online professional society to serve for International Members, all the matters regarding SPE-UK & International should be contacted to the following e-mail address.