Direct Response and Writing for Advertising

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Direct Response and Writing for Advertising

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Advertising, Marketing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview


    This subject provides a comprehensive understanding of the professional direct communication process. It introduces students to various forms of direct marketing, including direct response, direct mail & telemarketing, database marketing & interactive advertising. This subject helps students understand & implement strategies & communication skills aimed at increasing the effectiveness of professional advertising programs. As part of this subject, students will: Develop communication & writing skills for all media channels & related areas of advertising; Develop skills & strategies for quantitative evaluation of direct response advertising; Analyse direct response advertising from theoretical perspectives; Apply skills & knowledge in simulations, case studies &/or real clients.
    Learning Objectives
    1. You will learn to recognise & differentiate the roles, strategies & communication methods of different types of media involved in Direct Response Advertising. You will learn to develop & craft appropriately targeted advertising messages for each specific media channel.
    2. You will learn to deal with deadlines, team commitments, responsibilities & course obligations. You will be able to plan & manage time & resources, make strategic decisions, delegate & co-operate in a professional manner.
    3. You are expected to be able to demonstrate sound understanding of disciplined message structures within socio/cultural, legal & ethical frameworks.

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