6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
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Using the case study method this unit provides an analytical framework from which students can explore how marketing strategy is applied to a variety of organisations within the context of contemporary and emerging issues. Students will be taught how to analyse, evaluate and implement marketing strategy. As this is the capstone unit in the Master of Marketing degree course, a theoretical grounding in the earlier core marketing units is essential for students undertaking this unit.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- integrate the theoretical and functional aspects of marketing (and other business disciplines) into a practical problem-solving framework
- analyse information supplied from a case and identify the core marketing problem
- design, evaluate and recommend marketing strategies that solve the identified core marketing problem
- develop personal communication and discussion skills.
Within semester assessment: 60% + Examination: 40%
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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Students must be enrolled in course 2276 or 4431 and have completed 48 credit points