All master's level courses at the University Centre of the Westfjords are open to participants from other universities and the world of work. Courses are taught in modules on autumn, spring and summer terms. All teaching takes place in English, as the student group is usually international and teachers come from all over the world. Courses fulfil the criteria of several trades unions for educational grants, they are multidisciplinary and can be of interest to individuals with diverse backgrounds and from different lines of work.