To be eligible you will need to have completed one of the following:
|A Masters degree, or Integrated Masters degree in an actuarial, economics or finance related discipline, and completed a dissertation, or thesis in an actuarial/finance related area. This thesis or dissertation must be completed at a Masters level.|
A recognised MBA programme accredited by AACSB, or EQUIS, or AMBA, or appearing in the FT Global MBA rankings, in the year in which you completed the programme. You must complete a dissertation, thesis or project in an actuarial or finance related discipline.
|Qualification from a professional body that we have an exemption agreement with. See the list of these qualifications.|
- If you hold a Masters degree from an accredited programme the qualification should give exemptions from other subjects and you will not be eligible to apply for exemptions from SP0.
How do I apply?
For Postgraduate degrees with dissertations
You will need to demonstrate that your dissertation showed sufficient coverage of the actuarial syllabus. To do this you will need to provide the following information:
- a certified copy of your university transcript
- a certified copy of your university degree certificate
- a supporting letter from a Fellow of an International Actuarial Association organisation, stating how the work done in the dissertation is of relevance to actuarial work
A non-actuarial MSc, MPhil or PhD in an economics, finance or finance related discipline will also be considered for exemption.
For a MBA
You will need to send in certified copies of your MBA certificate and transcript
For a professional qualification
You will need to send a certified copy of official proof of your qualification. See the list of the eligible qualifications
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This free 1 hour CPD webinar is designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2019/2020 and is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive.
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