MOS Championship

UK & Ireland Championship 2024


Calling all students across the UK & Ireland, are you ready to prove you have the Best of the Best Microsoft Office Digital Skills?

Could you become a MOS UK & Ireland Champion and win the chance to compete and represent the UK & IE at the MOS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Final?

Please see full championship details for 2024 below: 


What is the MOS UK & IE Championship?

The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship is a global competition that tests students’ skills on Microsoft Office applications, operated and sponsored in the UK and Ireland by Prodigy Learning. Over 30,000 student entrants across the UK & Ireland compete in the MOS UK & IE Championship by passing a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam each year. Three Champions (Word, PowerPoint & Excel) will beat 30 top finalists at the MOS UK & Ireland Championship final and win the opportunity to compete at the MOS World Championship Final!





How to take part & qualify?

To participate, eligible students* must first take, and pass, a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam in Excel, PowerPoint or Word 2019 or Office 365 Apps before entry rounds below:

Winter Round – Sept 1st until Dec 31st, 2023

  • UK:  6 students (two in each category) secure place in the June 2024 final.
  • Ireland: 3 students (one in each category) secure place in the June 2024 final.

Summer Round – Jan 1st until May 26th, 2024

  • UK: 6 students (two in each category) secure place in the June 2024 final.
  • Ireland: 3 students (one in each category) secure place in June 2024 final.

Bonus Round – Date TBC 2024

  • UK & Ireland: 6 students (two in each category) secure place in the June 2024 final.

Run a TestFest

Run a TestFest to maximise your students’ chances of becoming a MOS UK & IE Champion! Get in touch to be supported in setting up to run your own TestFest virtually using Exams from Home Solution!

What to expect at the MOS UK & IE Championship Final?

The top 30 students from across the UK & Ireland who secure their places from the entry rounds will be invited to take a final MOS Certification Exam at the final in June 2024. At the final, three champions (Word, PowerPoint & Excel) will be crowned using the top score method.

If scores are tied, then the time taken will be taken into consideration and the highest score with the quickest time will determine the MOS UK & IE Champions. Winners will be announced in an awards ceremony at the MOS UK & IE Championship Final.

What is the GRAND PRIZE? 

The Grand Prize for each of the three MOS UK & IE Champions will be a trip of a lifetime to represent the UK & IE and compete on a global stage at the Certiport MOS World Championship Final 2024 in the USA!

Official MOS World Championship Rules – see

*Terms and Conditions apply. All decisions made by Prodigy Learning are final. To compete in the final round of the Championship, students must be enrolled in an approved, accredited learning institution and be 13 to 22 years of age (as of December 31, 2024). The Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship will only feature Office 2019 and Microsoft 365 Apps. The prize for MOS UK & Ireland Champion in Word, PowerPoint and Excel is a standalone prize, if the champion is unable to attend / gain entry to the US, there is no alternative prize offered. It is the responsibility of the champion and the chaperone if under 18 to have the required US entry documents to gain entry to the US for the MOS World Championship final. Decisions on ESTA’s are out of the control of Prodigy Learning, as is US immigration. If for any reason US entry requirements cannot be met, and the champion cannot travel this is out of Prodigy Learning’s control. 

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