Introduction to Marketing (N1067)
15 credits, Level 4
This course explores various aspects of the Marketing process, including environmental scanning (including strength, weaknesses, opportunities and threat analysis, competitor analysis, etc), strategic development options, Marketing Mix (traditional and new media), Customer Relationship Management, Sales management and Supplier Management.
Through case study analysis and practical application, this course will enable you to develop an appreciation of the practical applications of various marketing concepts and techniques, and to critically evaluate and select strategic and operational options available to marketing decision-makers to build a sustainable competitive position.
The objective of the course is to provide you with a clear and comprehensive understanding of the key foundational principles of marketing.
67%: Practical (Workshop)
30%: Coursework (Group presentation)
70%: Examination (Unseen examination)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. 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.
This module is offered on the following courses:
- Business and Management Studies (with a professional placement year) BSc
- Business and Management Studies BSc
- Economics and Management Studies BSc
- International Business (with a professional placement year) BSc
- International Business BSc
- Marketing and Management (with a professional placement year) BSc
- Marketing and Management BSc
- Marketing and Management with Psychology (with a professional placement year) BSc
- Marketing and Management with Psychology BSc