Candidates who have completed their master's degree in Screen Cultures will have acquired the following knowledge, skills and general competences:
- has advanced knowledge of the histories, aesthetics, theories, technologies, and politics of screens, such as the cinema, television, computer, and smartphone screen.
- can identify and assess issues pertaining to screens and the cultures evolving around them, in a critical and reflected manner.
- has advanced knowledge within media and communication, as well as cultural studies, including critical and aesthetic theory and methods.
- can apply his/her knowledge actively to develop the field of screen cultures further and explore new areas of research.
- can analyze and interpret media texts and cultural artifacts pertaining to the field of screen cultures independently.
- can carry out an independent research project within screen cultures under supervision and in accordance with humanistic and social scientific norms for research ethics applicable to screen studies.
- can assess relevant existing theories and approaches in researching screen cultures and work independently on practical and theoretical problems.
- can use the methodological skills obtained from practical experience with different approaches to histories, aesthetics, theories, technologies, and politics within the field of screen cultures to carry out independent academic and professional work.
- can within the field of screen cultures analyze and critically assess different sources of information to make scholarly arguments.
- can use the general competence of writing scholarly about histories, aesthetics, theories, technologies, and politics within the field of screen cultures in other academic and professional fields.
- can analyze relevant academic, professional and research ethical problems within the field of screen cultures.
- can apply his/her knowledge and skills in new areas and advanced projects within the field of screen cultures.
- can communicate the findings of his/her independent research project through the language, terminology and concepts of the field of screen cultures.
- can communicate about academic questions, analyses and findings in the field of screen cultures, with specialists and society at large.
- can contribute to a critical screen culture that changes the way we view screens.