Unit aim

Introduces students to the concept and philosophy of marketing underpinning our contemporary business environment. Looks at aspects of marketing management: different markets, customer focus, relationship marketing, monitoring of the environment, buyer behaviour, marketing research, marketing planning, the marketing mix, and brand strategy. Concepts are applied to goods and services in a global context.

Unit content

Topic 1: Marketing planning and the marketing concept
Topic 2: Knowing and researching your target audience
Topic 3: Segmenting, targeting, positioning and branding
Topic 4: Product strategies
Topic 5: Price decisions, value networks and marketing channels
Topic 6: Integrated marketing communications

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Study Period 3

  • This text is compulsory: Kotler, P & Keller, K, 2015, Marketing Management, 15th edn (Global), Pearson, Essex. ISBN: 9781292092621.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

SCU Online (intensive)

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Report20%
Exam: open book30%
Report50%
Notice

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Fee information

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