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Time to make a career move?

Christmas is now a distant memory and 2018 is truly on its way. Today is known as Blue Monday and is supposedly the day when those of you who are dissatisfied with your current career choice make the decision to start looking for something new. Why no one talks about...

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Final Considerations – Exam Series 7

Changes to to the Actuarial Qualification Scheme - Part 7 The IFoA currently have individual agreements with the various colleges regarding a student’s ability to gain exemptions from the current CT and in some cases the CA1 exam. It is not clear how these agreements...

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Changes to Work Based Skills (WBS) – Exam Series 6

Changes to the Actuarial Study Scheme - Part 6 The current Work-Based Skills process is to be replaced by the new PPD (Personal and Professional Development) scheme as part of the changes for the actuarial qualification process. The new PPD scheme is coming into...

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Core Application Subjects (CAs) – Exam Series 3

Changes to the Actuarial Qualification Scheme - Part 3 Under the new actuarial qualification scheme, the Core Applications (CA) category of exams will now be known as Core Practices (CP). The CP1 exam consists of two exams i.e. a 3 hour paper exam which requires short...

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Introduction – Exam Series I

Changes to the Actuarial Study Scheme - Part 1 As you are likely aware, the exam curriculum for admission to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries is being updated to reflect the changing role of the actuarial profession in the modern workplace, and to reflect...

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Guide to the 2017 Actuarial Study Scheme