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MKX2231

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Irene Powell

Synopsis

Media research methods in the world's major advertising regions -- US, Europe, Asia and Australia. The advantages and problems offered by media planning computer programs. Interpersonal and inter-organisational skills in negotiating between media and advertising agencies.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse the media planning and buying function
  2. illustrate how research is used in the media planning and buying process
  3. formulate a media plan by setting media objectives, determining a media strategy as well as evaluating and selecting media categories/media vehicles
  4. evaluate media use decisions and campaign tracking options post analysis
  5. critically analyse media buying issues and the media evaluation process.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Irene Powell

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed one of the following: MKW2211, MKG2460 or MKW2460 before undertaking this unit.