Combined Materials Pack

The Combined Materials Pack (CMP) is ideal for students sitting a subject for the first time. CMPs are available in printed format and as an eBook, which can be purchased as an addition to the printed product or as a stand-alone product.

It comprises the following:

Subjects CT7, ST6 and ST9

In Subjects CT7, ST6 and ST9, the CMP also includes the textbooks referenced by the Core Reading. These textbooks are not currently available from ActEd as eBooks.

Subject CP3

There is no Q&A bank for Subject CP3.

Advice for students retaking a subject

If you have the 2017 Combined Materials Pack and intend to retake a subject in April or September/October 2018, you should make sure that your study material is up-to-date. Use the CMP Upgrade to find how the course has changed from 2017 to 2018.

Correcting material

For those looking for corrections to the CMP for the current academic year, please refer to our Corrections page.

Study Guide

Study Guides are available in every subject and contain all the information you need to know before you start studying. Study Guides contain details of the study support availableassignment deadlines, advice on how to study efficiently and the full Syllabus for your subject.

We recommend that you download the Study Guide and read it carefully before deciding which subjects to study and ordering your course material.

Course Notes

The Course Notes will help you develop the basic knowledge and understanding of principles needed to pass the exam. The Course Notes incorporate the complete Core Reading and include full explanation of all the syllabus objectives, worked examples and short questions to test your understanding.

In Subjects CT7, ST6 and ST9, students are also required to read material in specified textbooks, which do not form part of the Course Notes.

ST9 Textbook Update - if you are planning to take ST9 in 2018 you will need the new 2nd edition of the Sweeting textbook. Retakers with the first edition may prefer to borrow a copy. It is expected to be available from the IFoA library. For more information see the IFoA's library services.

Here are some samples:

Download Subject CT8 Course Notes - Sample Chapter

Download Subject ST9 Course Notes - Sample Chapter

The sample chapters are in Adobe Acrobat format, and you will need the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print it. If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download it here.

Download Acrobat

Question and Answer Bank

The Question and Answer Bank is a comprehensive bank of questions (including some past exam questions) with full solutions and comments.

Here are some samples:

Download Subject CT4 Question and Answer Bank sample

Download Subject SA4 Question and Answer Bank sample

The Question and Answer Bank samples are in Adobe Acrobat format, and you will need the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print it. If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download it here.

Download Acrobat

Series X Assignments 

Series X Assignments are ideal for first-time sitters as they are co-ordinated with each part of the course to give you exam practice as you progress through the Course Notes.

CT Subjects
Two 80-mark and two 100-mark tests
Five 80-mark and five 100-mark tests
Two 2-hour and One 3-hour
ST Subjects
Three 80-mark and three 100-mark tests
SA Subjects
Six 100-mark tests

Note: We typically send out full solutions with the Series X Assignments. However, if you order Series X Marking (which is not included in the price of the CMP or Assignments, please click here for price details) at the same time as you order the Series X Assignments, you can choose whether or not to receive a copy of the solutions in advance. If you order the CMP in ebook form, this choice is not available, ie the solutions are automatically included with the study material. If you choose not to receive them with the study material, you will be able to download the solutions via a secure link on the internet when your marked script is returned (or following the final deadline date if you do not submit a script). Solutions are always sent in advance to students who have not ordered marking or who are using Marking Vouchers.

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