University of Sydney Handbooks - 2017 Archive

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Marketing is a pervasive element in modern society and is increasingly vital to the success of private and public sector organisations. The major in marketing emphasises critical and analytical thinking and the practice of marketing as an applied science. A Marketing major provides knowledge about consumer behaviour and purchase decision making, integrating theory and practice from many branches of the social sciences. Team building, presentation skills, initiative and business planning skills are important elements of this major.

Marketing is a Table A subject area - Major I subject area for the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies).

Requirements for a major in Marketing

For the award of a major in Marketing, students complete:

(1) a six credit point junior prerequisite unit of study for the major, as follows:

  • MKTG1001 Marketing Principles.

(2) 36 credit points in senior units of study, comprising:

(i) 18 credit points in compulsory units of study, as follows:

  • MKTG2112 Consumer Behaviour
  • MKTG2113 Marketing Research
  • MKTG3118 Marketing Strategy and Planning.

(ii) 18 credit points in senior units of study selected from the following options:

  • CLAW2212 Franchising
  • MKTG3110 Electronic Marketing
  • MKTG3112 Marketing Communications
  • MKTG3114 New Products Marketing
  • MKTG3116 International Marketing
  • MKTG3117 Services Marketing
  • MKTG3119 Public Relations Management
  • MKTG3120 Building and Managing Brands
  • MKTG3121 Advertising: Creative Principles
  • MKTG3211 Contemporary Issues in Marketing. *

* Not offered for 2017.

Note: All units of study listed are six credit points unless otherwise indicated.

Unit of study prerequisites, corequisites and other requirements are outlined in Table A units of study: The University of Sydney Business School.