The MA programme in cultural management is a combined on-site and distance learning programme. Qualified candidates must have completed a cycle university degree (BA or BS). In exceptional cases other degrees or experience can be evaluated as equivalent to such a degree. The programme in Cultural Management is taught only through distance learning system and full time students complete their coursework in two semesters, fall and spring. A vital part of the program is the MA thesis which students write in the fall and spring terms after the completion of their coursework.
The programme is designed to provide training in research, planning and management within the cultural sector, including both education and creative industries. Students complete 90 ECTS credits in the programme. The MA thesis weighs 30 ECTS credits. The programme is taught in Icelandic.