LMK1002 : Introduction to Marketing
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr YiChuan Wang
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: London
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
This module provides students with a comprehensive introduction to marketing, its key principles, core concepts and strategic tools. The range of concepts that students will be introduced to include consumer behaviour, market research, the 7P’s of marketing, marketing strategy and environments. By the end of the module, students will be fully equipped with the knowledge and skills required to undertake more advanced marketing modules.
Outline Of Syllabus
- Marketing Fundamentals
- Marketing Mix Decisions
- Competition and Marketing
- Marketing Applications
- Marketing Strategy
- Sector Specific Marketing
- Contemporary Issues in Marketing
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||30||1:00||30:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||60:00||60:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||6||1:00||6:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||54:00||54:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures convey the key principles of marketing strategy and give the opportunity for further discussion to take place. They provide the best format for introducing new theory, presenting case studies and stimulating, where appropriate, in-class discussion.
The lectures will be a combination of the explanation of key principles and theory and illutrative case study examples drawn both from the essential text and other cast study sources.
Lectures are supported by online MCQ’s where students can practise and test their understanding of the lecture material.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written Examination||90||1||A||50||Multiple Choice Exam|
|Module Code||Module Title||Semester||Comment|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The multiple choice exam is appropriate for testing knowledge and understanding of key introductory marketing principles.
The individual assignment is appropriate for testing a broader understanding of introductory level strategic and analysis of marketing theory applied to organisations.
SEMESTER ONE ONLY STUDY ABROAD: The examination assessment would need to be taken earlier, in the designated early exam period to be managed by exams office