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MKC1200 - Principles of marketing

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Mr Ian Walker


Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


This unit introduces students to the broad discipline of marketing. It encompasses marketing's role in a dynamic business environment and introduces students to the concepts and strategies employed by marketers in facing the challenges presented by the ever-changing world of business. The aim of the unit is to provide students with the conceptual skills necessary to identify and solve marketing problems. The unit provides a foundation for those students seeking to pursue further study in marketing; however it covers the broad scope of marketing for those students undertaking only one marketing unit.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • describe the key concepts upon which the practice of marketing is based
  • recognise these concepts in the marketplace and in everyday life
  • discuss the role and influence of marketing in the organisational environment
  • discuss how key marketing concepts can be used in analysing a range of marketing problems.


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact hours

3 hours class contact or equivalent per week


MKF2131, MKW2131

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