The only exception to this rule is Subject CT1 which you can take as a non-member. Taking this exam will give you an idea of what is involved in studying to become an actuary.
How to become an actuary sets out the minimum requirements for becoming a student member of the IFoA
If you are considering becoming a student member we strongly advise you to speak to an actuary before submitting your application form.
You may also like to speak to one of our specially chosen Career Ambassadors who can offer advice to anyone considering pursuing an actuarial career. If you would like to be put in touch with a Career Ambassador, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To join the IFoA, download and complete the Application form for Student Membership
For advice on how to complete your form, and for general enquiries, please contact: email@example.com or telephone: +44 (0)1865 268 207
Applicants outside the United Kingdom and Ireland
We offer a reduced membership subscription rate to students on a low income. Find out more in Membership for international students.
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Professional Regulation Executive Committee (2012). Membership appeals process. Edinburgh: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries24 May 2012
Professional Regulation Committee (2012). Policy for dealing with disclosed convictions. Edinburgh: The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.17 May 2012
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