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MS2006: MARKETING (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course provides students with an overview of the underpinning concepts of marketing, and the requirements for the development of a market oriented organisation. Specifically introduces the basic concepts of buyer behaviour, market research, the marketing mix and the strategic context of marketing. The linkages between marketing and other key functional areas of management, notably operations and human resource management are highlighted by this course, encouraging the adoption of a systems perspective.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Timothy Stone

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 2

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

  1. Marketing Concept: Introduction to key principles underpinning the modern concept of marketing. Comparison with other organisational orientations. Identification of key marketing tasks.
  2. Marketing Environment: Contextualisation of the marketing function. Impact of environmental factors on marketing activities. Relationship between the marketing organisation and its customers. Influences on consumer behaviour.
  3. Marketing Mix: Introduction to the core marketing tools. Address market research, product management, managing distribution, promotion and pricing. Develop an integrated perspective on marketing.
  4. Marketing in Practice: Examines examples of marketing successes and failures. Highlights the centrality of effective information management in the marketing process.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Lectures during University weeks 7 - 17
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
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Learning Outcomes
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Oral Presentation: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Feedback

Students receive written feedback on their written coursework. In-course activities for which submission is encouraged and good practice used as feedback through MyAberdeen.

On a less formal basis, via verbal feedback during tutorial discussions, and after tutorial presentations.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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