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For those who are registered for MOS, revision sessions (optional) are available along with a choice of exam dates and times.

MOS Revision Sessions

These sessions are for those who have worked through the self-study e-book and want to have a recap/refresher. Each revision session will help you prepare for a MOS exam, they cover popular features plus exam tips and techniques.  Revision sessions do not cover Expert level.

Please note: Revision sessions are offered as an additional resource and are available term time only.  Five confirmed bookings are needed for a revision session to take place otherwise they will be cancelled. Places are available on a first come, first served basis. For all enquiries please contact ISS training (iss-training@lancaster.ac.uk).

 
Prerequisite: you need to have completed the self-study e-book along with the associated practice files.
 

MOS Excel 2010 revision | Next session Michaelmas term 2015

MOS Word 2010 revision | Next session Michaelmas term 2015

MOS Powerpoint 2010 revision | Next session Michaelmas term 2015

MOS Outlook 2010 revision | Next session Michaelmas term 2015

 

MOS Excel 2013 revision | Next session Michaelmas term 2015

MOS Word 2013 revision | Next session Michaelmas term 2015

MOS PowerPoint 2013 revision | Next session Michaelmas term 2015

 

MOS exams

Exams are primarily performance-based and conducted in a "live" or simulated environment. Exam candidates taking exams for MOS 2010 are asked to perform a series of tasks to clearly demonstrate their skills. MOS 2013 presents the candidate with a project to build, with tasks and steps that build on each other.

Exams are scheduled throughout the year and take place in a designated exam room on campus at Lancaster University. Dates are subject to change, dependent on confirmed bookings.  The exam dates and time slots below are currently available to book:

Summer vacation 2015:
Wednesday 19 August | 09:30 or 10:30
Monday 21 September | 09:30 or 10:30
Tuesday 22 September | 09:30 or 10:30

Further summer vacation exam dates and time slots may be added.

You have to wait at least 24 hours before taking a resit on the first failed attempt. Then at least 48 hours for any consequent resit (fees apply).

To book your exam, please email iss-training@lancaster.ac.uk no later than three working days prior to the exam date you require, stating your name, exam date and time slot plus the exam required (e.g Word). On the day of the exam please bring your photo ID (e.g. Lancaster University Library Card) with you.