• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Marketing
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Toni Eagar
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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Successful management of the marketing process requires effective information about consumers and the market. Marketing Research is a dynamic process linking consumers to marketers through information. The course is designed to develop your skills as a marketing decision maker. While some students may take on roles in marketing research many more will take on the role of marketing manager. The subject is structured so as to provide students with a solid introduction to the marketing research process, and conducting and understanding research to obtain information to aid marketing decision-making. The emphasis will be on translating marketing concepts into context-specific operational decisions and actions using research methods and analysis. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify marketing problem(s) to assist in decision making
  2. Choose the methodologies to acquire evidence in an ethical manner to address the marketing problem
  3. Retrieve primary and secondary data to solve the marketing problem
  4. Establish the methodological quality, reliability and validity of the data collected
  5. Integrate all types of relevant evidence towards finding solutions to the marketing problem
  6. Find solutions to the marketing problem based on the integrated relevant evidence
  7. Produce an evidence-based marketing report to maximise likelihood of effective implementation of solutions.

Other Information

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed MKTG7058.

Indicative Assessment

  • Quiz 1 individual (10%) 
  • Self-reflection assessment (10%)
  • Quiz 2 individual (10%)
  • Research Proposal Group (10%) 
  • Market Research Report (20%+ 10% oral defence)
  • Final Exam  (30%)

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The average student workload for this course is 10 hours per week. For on-campus students this includes time spent in scheduled classes and self-directed study time. For on-line students this includes time spent reading, researching, studying and participating in on-line activities.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed MKTG7058.

Prescribed Texts

https://www.b2binternational.com/publications/practical-market-research/ (eBook)

Assumed Knowledge

Knowledge in marketing and research methods and basic statistics



Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4080
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $5400
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9749 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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