MKT2010 : Marketing Communications
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Ana Javornik
- Lecturer: Mrs Fiona Thompson
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
This module aims to provide students with a solid understanding of marketing communications:
- It examines the role of marketing communications throughout time.
- It analyses the use of the main tools of marketing communications.
- Students will consider the application of marketing communications through its most representative tools with the use of extensive examples and real cases.
Outline Of Syllabus
1. Understanding the past and present of marketing communications
2. The communications industry
3. Marketing Communications theory
5. Sales promotion
6. Public relations
7. Sponsorship and product placement
8. Direct and digital marketing
9. Personal selling, point of sale and supportive communications
10. Internal communications
11. Marketing channels and Business to Business Communications
12. Review and concluding comments
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||12||2:00||24:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||12||1:00||12:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||164:00||164:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The lectures will provide students with the required knowledge of the subject matter, while small group teaching will assist them in applying the learned tools in real life cases, exchanging ideas with fellow students and sharing personal experiences of how marketing communications is seen in different contexts.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||1||M||50||Group Work –Infographic (20%); Individual assignment 1500 words (30%)|
|Essay||2||M||50||Individual assignment 2000 words|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The proposed assessments will develop over time a more in-depth understanding of the concepts learned which when underpinned with further reading will provide students’ with a holistic and contemporary view of Marketing Communications.