1. The master is able to independently gather and select professional scientific literature, and also to gather, select and process data in function of research (primary literature, films, registrations, documents, corpora, questionnaires).
2. The master is able to situate theatre texts, theatre performances, films and their hybrid manifestations in their context (historically, ideologically, stylistically), to recognise the type of document and to take this into account when interpreting it.
3. The master is familiar with the current methodological approaches within his/her domain of research.
4. The master is familiar with the literature and publication habits in his/her subject area (magazines, websites and other digital media).
5. The master is familiar with the main theories and key concepts in the interdisciplinary dynamics between theatre and film studies, current ones as well as less current ones.
6. The master is familiar with the main primary literature in theatre and film studies (theatre texts, performances, films, intermedia).
7. The master is familiar with the main current relevant questions in the interdisciplinary dynamics between theatre and film studies.
8. The master can place his/her own subject area in relation to other scientific domains and is able to deal with interaction between the different scientific domains.
9. The master has insight in the complexity and diversity in theatre and film studies and is able to apply this knowledge when estimating his/her own and other research.
10. The master is able to integrate the knowledge of theatre and film studies and to draw parallels with related research domains.
11. The master can report, both orally and in writing including electronic reporting.
12. The master can effectively participate in discussions with peers.
13. The master can formulate a scientific question as clearly and accurately as possible as a starting point for his/her own research.
14. The master has a critical attitude towards the scientific quality and social relevance of his/her own research.
15. The master has developed considerable powers of analysis and interpretation.
16. The master can actively but critically follow the developments in his/her domain of research and in the relevant scientific and cultural context.
17. The master has a critical orientation in the broad cultural, political and social context.
18. The master has a profound knowledge of the particularity of the creative process, the exhibition context and the dissemination of theatre, film and intermedia and can critically report on its workings.