MKX3521 - Global study programs in marketing - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Marketing


Mr David Toleman

Unit guides



  • Summer semester A 2017 (Day)
  • Trimester 2 2017 (Day)


This unit is designed to expose students to the thinking of some of the world's leading marketers. Building on previous knowledge gained in earlier marketing units students will analyse the critical factors associated with marketing in a global arena. Students gain a practical understanding of these issues in a global context through the visitation program which forms an integral part of this unit.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. appraise global marketing and the nature of the forces impacting marketing at a global level
  2. evaluate basic theories and concepts relevant to global marketing and analyse how these theories and concepts can provide insight into, and an understanding of marketing in a global context
  3. compare and analyse a number of senior marketing managers perspectives and marketing strategies
  4. evaluate the importance of cross cultural issues on marketing and their impact on global marketing strategy
  5. develop excellent oral and written communication skills to be able to interact in a professional environment with senior managers.


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)


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