Marketing Research (N1069)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

On this module, you explore the key aspects of marketing and market research, and how vital they are to the formulation of effective marketing and business plans. The module covers the essential elements from research methods, analysis, and the creation of research proposals and research reports to enable effective and powerful marketing decisions.

You start from a theoretical understanding of market research and the development of plausible research questions, and learn about different research approaches and data collection methods. Finally, you acquire the knowledge of different data analysis approaches, such as descriptives, frequencies, graphical data representations, t-test, ANOVA, cluster analysis and regression analysis.


33%: Lecture
67%: Practical (Workshop)


25%: Coursework (Group submission (written))
75%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 33 hours of contact time and 117 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.