The Marketing of Services

National University of Ireland, Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Marketing of Services

  • Host University

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Marketing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    The Services sector is the dominant and growing sector of all western economies. Ireland is a service economy, with half of its GDP and 65% of its employment is attributable to services (www.eu2004.ie). This course outlines the unique features of services and examines how service marketing differs to product marketing. The role of the consumer in the service encounter is explored, and the elements of the
    marketing mix are examined from a services perspective.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

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