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MKW2420

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
Organisational UnitDepartment of Marketing
OfferedBerwick First semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2013 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2013 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2013 (Day)
South Africa Summer semester A 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Stephen Saunders

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. define the purposes and scope of marketing research methods
  2. illustrate the processes and techniques on quantitative and qualitative research
  3. demonstrate skills on writing a research proposal and the conduct of a research study by applying appropriate research design
  4. develop competencies to analyse and interpret data by applying basic statistical tools
  5. critically assess the relevance of information for marketing decision making.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Co-requisites

MKW2402 or MKW2111

Prohibitions