Marketing Insights

MKT30018 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23


150 credit points 

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to introduce students to the insight generation process. This is a key skill for marketers due to the exponential growth in availability of data from various sources, such as digital platforms, becoming a prevalent part of the marketing landscape. This unit introduces students to key methodological frameworks that can be used to analyse and synthesise information from various data sources. Through the insight generation process students will be able to develop marketing intelligence that can be used to inform marketing and business strategies. This unit provides training in and encourages the use of creative thinking to tackle business problems.
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Apply relevant frameworks to the analysis and synthesis of various data and trends
2. Use research findings to generate insights and devise strategic implications
3. Analyse and interpret consumer and market based trends to inform strategies
4. Demonstrate creative thinking in the interpretation of data and trends
5. Communicate professionally and function effectively as an individual or as an effective member of a team