Internet Marketing

Subject MKTG90017 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 3-hour seminar per week
Total Time Commitment: Approximately 2.5 hours of personal study per hour of class time is required to achieve a satisfactory level of performance

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.

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Dr Brent Coker


Graduate School of Business and Economics
Level 4, 198 Berkeley Street
Telephone: +61 3 8344 1670
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Subject Overview:

This subject examines the planning and marketing of products and services on the internet. It analyses the economic, social, and technological opportunities and challenges presented by internet-based Marketing. Key issues include: what is different about marketing on the internet, what makes a successful online business model, and how consumers behave online Other topics include: search engine optimisation, social media sites, start-up opportunities, and Internet advertising.


On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Develop and implement an SEO program
  • Understand the basic technologies underlying the internet
  • Integrate offline with online marketing strategies
  • Critique website functionality and design
  • Discuss global e-marketing issues
  • Understand the role of online communities and how to apply them in the context of an e-business solution

Assessment: 1 x two-hour examination (50%), assignment(s) not exceeding 5000 words (50%).
Prescribed Texts:

You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Interpretation and analysis of information through the application of conceptual frameworks, which should be fostered through the application of conceptual frameworks presented in lectures and the text to case studies of actual companies and seminar questions;
  • Collaborative learning and teamwork, which should be developed through the use of teams for writing and presenting assignments as well as preparing for, and presenting in, seminars;
  • Oral communication, which should be enhanced through the seminar program;
  • Written communication, which should be developed through two case-study assignments.
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Communication and Customer Strategy
Master of Accounting
Master of Accounting
Master of Business and Information Technology
Master of Business and Information Technology
Master of Management (Marketing)

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