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.

Registrations for Academic year 17/18 now closed. 

Academic year 18/19 registrations will be available soon.

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. *If you are considering studying Outlook please contact us prior to registering.

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.