Studying online

There are now 3 possible online modes for units:

Units with modes Online timetabled and Online flexible are available for any student to self-enrol and study online.

Units available in Online Restricted mode have been adapted for online study only for those students who require the unit to complete their studies and who are unable to attend campus owing to exceptional circumstances beyond their control. To be enrolled in a unit in Online Restricted mode, students should contact their Student Advising Office through askUWA

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Unit Overview

Description
In this unit, students are introduced to a range of marketing topics, in preparation for the specific marketing major units in following years. Marketing is built on the premise that organisational, business, and even personal success comes through understanding the needs and perspectives of others, and through communicating with others based on this understanding. Marketing is the function that links all organisations to their external environments. Marketing is responsible for gathering and analysing data from many sources, such as social media. Then, based on this research, it is responsible for developing products and services for a range of customers, and promoting these offerings in many ways, such as through search engines.
Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) recognise the role that marketing plays in organisations and society; (2) describe key marketing concepts and their relevance in organisations; (3) appraise marketing strategies and tactics in organisations; (4) operate effectively in teams; (5) produce effective written and oral presentations; and (6) produce clear and concise written communication.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) preparation and participation; (2) team presentation; and (3) tests. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in a UWA College course
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
MKTG1203 Introduction to Marketing; MKTG2203 Marketing Management
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