Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Marketing
OfferedCaulfield Summer semester A 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Trimester 2 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Maureen Griffiths (Summer Semester); Dr Jasmine Rushdi (Trimester 2)


This unit is offered to students who have completed eight six point units of which two must be from the field of Marketing. This unit comprises the coursework component of the International Study Program. The program is designed to expose students to the thinking of some of the world's leading marketers. Students are expected to understand the critical factors associated with marketing in an international arena such as culture, marketing communication, branding, sponsorship, globalisation, research, e-marketing, customer services and retailing. Students enrolling in this unit must meet the cost of their own travel.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine international marketing and the nature of the forces impacting marketing at an international level
  2. analyse basic theories and concepts relevant to international marketing and examine how these theories and concepts can provide insight into, and an understanding of marketing in an international context
  3. compare a number of senior marketing managers perspectives and marketing strategies
  4. critically analyse the impact of economic, geographic, demographic and social forces on international marketing
  5. evaluate the importance of cross cultural issues on marketing and their impact on international marketing strategy.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Ms Maureen Griffiths (Summer Semester); Dr Jasmine Rushdi (Trimester 2)


Students must have passed 48 points including at least 12 points from the Department of Marketing.