MARKETING - 2021/2
Module code: MANM017
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic the University has revised its courses to incorporate the ‘Hybrid Learning Experience’ in a departure from previous academic years and previously published information. The University has changed the delivery (and in some cases the content) of its programmes. Further information on the general principles of hybrid learning can be found at: Hybrid learning experience | University of Surrey.
We have updated key module information regarding the pattern of assessment and overall student workload to inform student module choices. We are currently working on bringing remaining published information up to date to reflect current practice in time for the start of the academic year 2021/22.
This means that some information within the programme and module catalogue will be subject to change. Current students are invited to contact their Programme Leader or Academic Hive with any questions relating to the information available.
This module is designed to provide MSc students with a rigorous theoretical framework for analysing and understanding Marketing in various contexts, including a global context. Integrating theoretical concepts and models with practical application, students explore the contribution that Marketing can make to successful businesses and multi-national enterprises (MNEs) Theory and case studies from the UK and across the globe are used to analyse environmental conditions, marketing competition, marketplace trends, market characteristics, consumer behaviour, marketing strategy, marketing planning, tactics and operations, and the growing influence of technology
Surrey Business School
PITARDI Valentina (SBS)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 7
JACs code: N500
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Overall student workload
Independent Learning Hours: 123
Lecture Hours: 11
Seminar Hours: 5
Captured Content: 11
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Indicative content includes:
- Introduction to Marketing and Understanding the Marketing Environment
- Products and Branding
- Marketing Communications
- Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning
- Consumer Behaviour
- Services Marketing
- Relationship Marketing
- Marketing Research
- Technology and Marketing
- Content will be presented, analysed and evaluated in a global context
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||INDIVIDUAL REPORT (2500 WORDS)||100|
Individual assignment (1000 words) This is only used when the group project cannot be completed (e.g. as a resit)
Assessment – group project (50%); Essay type question and multiple choice questions (50%)
The assessments are designed to demonstrate;
- the ability to define complex marketing problems and make suitable recommendations
- the ability to investigate marketing strategies and present findings in a logical and coherent manner.
- a wide range of knowledge and application of marketing theories and concepts
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
Essay type questions and multiple choice questions during the exam period (50%)
Group report, 2500 words (50%)
Formative assessment and feedback
Prior to the assignment and exam, lecture time will be spent discussing the assessments and feedback process. Generic feedback will be given after submission. This will be a general report on the performance of the whole cohort. This will also contain a statistical breakdown of marks so students can place their own performance against that of their cohort. Students will also receive more individual feedback per group.
Ongoing feedback will be provided on SurreyLearn and verbally in tutorials.
Marks will be returned to students within 3 weeks of submission (excluding bank holidays and university closure days), via SurreyLearn. Exam marks may be released later pending ratification at the Board of Examiners.
- Equip students with the ability to recognise the contribution of Marketing in modern organisations
- Develop students' theoretical understanding for Marketing
- Equip students with the ability to understand Marketing practice
|001||Appreciate the scope and character of marketing in today's dynamic markets||K|
|002||Synthesise knowledge of marketing strategy, marketing operations and tactics and apply concepts to national/ international case studies||C|
|003||Accurately identify and apply relevant marketing related theories within different contexts||C|
|004||Apply decision-making skills related to marketing||P|
|005||Demonstrate the ability to formulate and present a concise, insightful analysis which exposes issues logically and coherently||P|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The teaching and learning strategy is designed to provide a framework of theoretical marketing concepts supported by real world examples. Students will be provided with a range of delivery methods to facilitate their learning and also to address various levels within the cohort.
Lecture notes and additional material will be made available on SurreyLearn and regular exercises will be set to test students’ understanding on an on-going basis.
Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.
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Programmes this module appears in
|Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management MSc||1||Optional||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
|International Marketing MSc||1||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
|International Business Management MSc||1||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
|Intercultural Business Communication and Marketing MA||1||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2021/2 academic year.