Subject MKTG90009 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 27-Jul-2015 to 25-Oct-2015
Assessment Period End 20-Nov-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 07-Aug-2015
Census Date 31-Aug-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 25-Sep-2015

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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





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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 Danielle Chmielewski-Raimondo


Subject Overview:

This subject concentrates heavily on advertising, but also addresses the issues of internet advertising, public relations, and sales promotions. The emphases will be on understanding the theoretical foundation underlying persuasive communications, promotional strategy selection, integration of communications with other marketing activities, strategy implementation, and budgeting. The subject incorporates both lecture and cases as instructional vehicles.

Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Describe and analyse the basic theories and models within integrated marketing communications, especially advertising, internet advertising, PR and sales promotions
  • Analyse and critically evaluate advertising communications campaigns and explain why some campaigns are more effective than others
  • Apply major theories and models to advertising problems discussed in the seminars and within students assignments
  • Identify and learn the techniques used by successful managers of advertising campaigns
  • Integrate conceptual frameworks with selected management practices.
  • 2-hour end-of semester examination (50%);
  • 4000 word group assignment due in week 10 (40%); and
  • In-class group presentations completed throughout the semester (10%).

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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

  • Interpretative and analytical skills, through the application of the conceptual and theoretical frameworks presented in the seminars to the class discussion questions and assignment questions;
  • The ability to critically evaluate an argument and present a point of view based on the lecture material;
  • Team work skills, through the group work conducted in the class presentation;
  • Oral and communication skills, through seminar discussions and presentations;
  • Written skills, developed through the assignments.
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Communication and Customer Strategy
Master of Management (Marketing)
Master of Management (Marketing)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: 150 point Master of Marketing Communications
200 point Master of Marketing Communications
Governance, Policy and Communication
Governance, Policy and Communication
Tailored Specialisation
Tailored Specialisation

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