Subject MKTG30008 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial weekly
Total Time Commitment:

3 hours per week plus a minimum of 6 hours per week in self directed study


MKTG10001 Principles of Marketing



Recommended Background Knowledge:

Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.

Non Allowed Subjects:


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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Subject Overview:

This subject examines the brain systems, research tools and insights from the brain sciences relevant to marketing theory and practice. Topics include neuroscience fundamentals; neuroscience technology used in marketing research; functional implications of key brain systems for marketing planning; applications of tools and insights from the cognitive neurosciences for advertising research and development and ethical considerations associated with use of brain imaging technology for marketing research.

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: Describe neuroscience-based tools and techniques used in marketing research,

Identify and discuss the function of selected brain regions and systems in marketing neuroscience research,

Explain functional implications of selected perceptual, cognitive and emotional processes for marketing theory,

Critically evaluate and apply marketing neuroscience research insights in selected marketing practices.

  • A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (60%)
  • An individual or group written assignment (1,000 words) due in Week 7 (10%)
  • A group written assignment (3,000 words) due in Week 11 (30%)
Prescribed Texts:

You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.

Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

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Generic Skills:

High level of development: oral communication; written communication; team work; application of theory to practice; interpretation and analysis; receptiveness to alternative ideas. Moderate level of development: collaborative learning; critical thinking. Some level of development: problem solving; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information; accessing data and other information from a range of sources

Related Breadth Track(s): The Mind of the Consumer

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