MKF3621 - Advertising management and campaigns - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Marketing


Dr Elizabeth Snuggs

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2017 (Day)


Do you want to understand the strategic and creative thinking needed to develop successful advertising like the memorable 'Happy Little Vegemite' campaign and Metro's viral sensation, 'Dumb Ways to Die'? If so, this unit is for you! In Advertising Management and Campaigns, students will utilise concepts of synergy and integration to design and execute a real world strategic advertising campaign, putting theory into practice. Students also walk away with in-depth knowledge of the advertising industry and the relationships that exist within. With a priority on industry engagement, students will gain the skills and knowledge to confidently begin a career in the advertising industry.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:

  1. investigate the importance of synergy and integration within the advertising industry, in particular, the process and relationships between the client and its various agencies
  2. analyse the effectiveness of strategic advertising campaigns to determine industry best practice
  3. design and execute a strategic advertising campaign, integrating market research, media planning, and creative resources based on a brief from industry
  4. apply the pitch process to present a persuasive advertising campaign to a professional client


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)



MKX3621, MKX3671