MKTG4401 Critiquing Marketing Research

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours core unit in Marketing [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
Content
This unit exposes students to contemporary marketing research, by attending research seminars given by local, national and international researchers. Students have the opportunity to critique the marketing research presented, and to reflect on how it relates to their own research.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) critically reflect on the theories underpinning contemporary marketing research; (2) critically reflect on the managerial implications of contemporary marketing research; (3) critically reflect on the inherent issues in carrying out marketing research; (4) demonstrate the ability to produce clear and concise written communication; and (5) demonstrate the ability to give identify and raise questions in a clear and coherent manner.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written critiques and (2) participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Daniel Schepis
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
or
completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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