Integrated Marketing Communications

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Integrated Marketing Communications

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Communication, Marketing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    This unit introduces students to the principles and practice of integrated marketing communications. Designed to encourage active learning, this unit covers integrated marketing communications planning process; tools of marketing communications (e.g., advertising, sales promotions, personal selling, social influence, direct marketing, and marketing-oriented public relations); principles of brainstorming, creativity and media planning; and the evaluation of communication effectiveness. The major learning objectives are as follows - students will be able to define key terms and concepts; know the principles of creativity and media planning; be able to develop an effective integrated marketing communications plan and to conduct advertising research, analyse and interpret the results. These skills are essential for anyone planning to work in the Marketing Communications industry.

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.