Integrated Marketing Communication

MKT20021 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020.


Contact hours

  • 36 contact hours

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2 HOL Study Period 4

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

30 Nov 20 - 28 Feb 21

30 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
13 Dec 20

21 Dec 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

27 Nov 20



Aims and objectives

This unit aims to introduce the nature and principles of integrated marketing communications to promote brand success. The unit introduces systematic approaches to setting marketing communications goals, identifying relevant target audiences, designing and testing creative communication campaigns, and evaluating campaign results. Students will develop a deep understanding of marketing communication tools such as advertising, sales promotion, public relations, publicity and direct marketing in a digital and contemporary environment. Students will be able to develop an effective integrated marketing communication plan from an advanced viewpoint based on theory, contemporary practices, and research.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Describe the nature, principles and tools of integrated marketing communication and promotions management
2. Develop analytical and creative skills necessary to prepare a marketing communications plan in a comprehensive and integrated manner in various business contexts
3. Evaluate the aspects of integrated marketing communications including planning, designing, and executing marketing communication campaigns
4. Work and communicate effectively as an individual or as part of a team across a range of activities and contexts
5. Apply ethical principles and social considerations in making decisions relating to integrated marketing communication