1. The master has advanced and integrated knowledge of and insight in tax law.
2. The master has a wide and profound insight in the national, European and international context of the domain of tax law.
3. The master has solid knowledge of the foundations, structures, methodology and systematics of tax law in relation to related disciplines.
4. In the domain of tax law, the master can detect the relevant legal sources and scientific publications and critically evaluate and value these sources.
5. The master has the skill to formulate a relevant research question within the domain of tax law, to frame it in the existing legislation and to set up a research plan.
6. The master is able to execute his/her own research plan and to analyze, synthesize and critically evaluate the research results.
7. The master is able to report clearly and sharply - orally and in writing - about the research results, taking the target audience (peers or non-peers) into account.
8. The master has the skill to explain and independently solve a complex problem in the domain of tax law in a creative and honourable way.
9. The master applies a critical attitude in assimilating new or evolving legal rules in the domain of tax law through self-study and pays attention to the development of his/her own level of knowledge of tax law.
10. The master is able to concisely defend his/her own arguments in a discussion/debate with scientifically founded arguments using a solid knowledge of tax law.