Study Guides for the 2017 exams

Study Guides are available in subjects that have a Combined Materials Pack and contain all the information you need to know before you start studying. Study Guides contain details of the study support available, assignment 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.

Study Guides are contained within the Combined Materials Pack.

You can download a 2017 Study Guide by clicking on the appropriate subject below.

Study Guides for the 2017 exams

Core Technical Subjects
Core Applications Subjects
Specialist Technical Subjects
Specialist Applications Subjects
CP3 (available soon)
South African F100 series


The Study Guides 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.


Study hours

Guidelines on the amount of study time needed, can be found on the IFoA's website.

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