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Resources for Subject CM1: Actuarial Mathematics

These books are optional or suggested additional reading for IFoA exam subject CM1 that may complement IFoA Core Reading and tuition provider material for this exam subject.

Title links lead to book details on the IFoA Library catalogue. From here members, students and exam-registered non-members can 'Request' the book from the IFoA Library Service, subject to availability.

Note: We regret that we are unable to lend printed library books during current coronavirus pandemic controls, and direct students to follow 'Access eBook' links for some titles available for after IFoA member login, or to non-members registered for this exam, upon application to libraries@actuaries.org.uk

These books are optional suggested reading to support study for the CM1 exam; as they were suggested reading for former CT1 and CT5 exams.

Non-members can request to borrow these books, subject to availability, after they have registered for the next scheduled CM1 exam. Please contact libraries@actuaries.org.uk confirming your exam date and IFoA registration number. CM1 Core Reading is the key study reference for this exam and is available from the IFoA shop, while students may also work with course materials for this exam from the Actuarial Education Company.

Additionally, non-members can apply to the Library Service for temporary access to the titles above where some are available as ebooks, access will be effective until the day after the next scheduled IFoA CM1 examination date.

Contact Details

For any library enquiries please contact:

libraries@actuaries.org.uk

We try to respond to email queries within one working day. Researcher access to historical resources may require notice in advance of visit in order to retrieve items from storage.

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