Microsoft Office Specialist

The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Qualification demonstrates that you have specialist skills in using Microsoft applications.

As a member of Lancaster University, you have the opportunity to study one or more MOS qualifications.

The qualifications currently available in Microsoft Office 2016 are:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook
  • Excel Expert
  • Word Expert

The current discounted fee is £15.00 for students and £30.00 for staff per exam package.  This includes an eBook along with associated practice files, access code for GMetrix practice exams and one attempt at the associated Microsoft Office Specialist exam.

To assist you with your self-study for the qualifications, we offer free optional training sessions in all Microsoft Office applications.

For students, achieving one of the Microsoft Office Specialist qualifications counts as 5 points towards the Lancaster Award and can be used as an activity in the award's Careers category.

Interested in gaining a MOS qualification? See the Getting Started tab above.