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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

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Consumer Behaviour
UoS Code MKTG6007
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
Prerequisites MKTG5001
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 3hr seminar per week
Assessment class participation (15%), oral presentation (15%), written assignment (25%), mid semester exam (15%), final exam (30%)
Description This unit focuses on the concepts, processes and theories that assist marketing managers in enacting a consumer-centric approach to marketing. Students learn to apply the concepts, principles, and theories from various social sciences to the study of factors that influence the acquisition, consumption and disposition of goods, services and experiences. Specifically, principles from economics, psychology, sociology, social psychology, cultural anthropology etc. are used to describe and explain consumer behaviour.