1. Masters are 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. Masters are 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. Masters are familiar with the current methodological approaches within their domain of research.
4. Masters are familiar with the literature and publication habits in their subject area (magazines, websites and other digital media).
5. Masters are 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. Masters are familiar with the main primary literature in theatre and film studies (theatre texts, performances, films, intermedia).
7. Masters are familiar with the main current relevant questions in the interdisciplinary dynamics between theatre and film studies.
8. Masters can place their own subject area in relation to other scientific domains and are able to deal with interaction between the different scientific domains.
9. Masters have insight in the complexity and diversity in theatre and film studies and are able to apply this knowledge when estimating their own and other research.
10. Masters are able to integrate the knowledge of theatre and film studies and to draw parallels with related research domains.
11. Masters can report, both orally and in writing including electronic reporting.
12. Masters can effectively participate in discussions with peers.
13. Masters can formulate a scientific question as clearly and accurately as possible as a starting point for their own research.
14. Masters have a critical attitude towards the scientific quality and social relevance of their own research.
15. Masters have developed considerable powers of analysis and interpretation.
16. Masters can actively but critically follow the developments in their domain of research and in the relevant scientific and cultural context.
17. Masters have a critical orientation in the broad cultural, political and social context.
18. Masters have 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.