Exemptions from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA's) professional exams

Depending on the modules taken and the grades obtained, completion of these degree programmes at Macquarie University can lead to recommendation for exemption from some or all of the Fellowship exams shown.

  Fellowship exam exemptions
Bachelor of Actuarial Studies Core Technical Stage subjects: CT1, CT2, CT3, CT4, CT5, CT6, CT7, CT8
Master of Actuarial Practice Core Technical Stage subjects: CT1, CT2, CT3, CT4, CT5, CT6, CT7, CT8
Double degrees combining Bachelor of Actuarial Studies with BAppFin or with BSc Core Technical Stage subjects: CT1, CT2, CT3, CT4, CT5, CT6, CT7, CT8

This is based on the agreement between the university and the Actuaries Institute, who we contact for official confirmation of results.

University website: http://mq.edu.au/

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Department of Actuarial Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia

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