units

MKF2121

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2012 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Dominic Thomas (First Semester);Dr Stanislav Stakhovych (Second Semester)

Synopsis

The process of marketing research. Role of research in the marketing decision process. Developing key outputs -- brief, proposal, report. Planning and managing a research project. Qualitative and quantitative research techniques. Statistical analysis, marketing interpretation and reporting.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. provide a working knowledge of key concepts and methods used in marketing research
  2. develop a capability in formulating a theoretical framework for a marketing problem/opportunity
  3. provide an understanding of how to formulate a research design
  4. develop an ability to apply SPSS statistical software
  5. develop an ability to interpret statistical output from a marketing perspective.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Dominic Thomas (semester 1)
Dr Stanislav Stakhovych (semester 2)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

ETX1100 or PSY1022 and MKF1120

Co-requisites

MKF2111 or MKW2111

Prohibitions

MKW2420, MKC2500, MKG2420