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Programme: MCom Marketing Management (Coursework)

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
07250025 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180
Contact:
Dr T Maree
[email protected]
+27 (0)124203418

Programme information

Full particulars of the degree programme are contained in a brochure which is available from the departmental website. http://www.up.ac.za/marketing-management

Also refer to the following guidance document: http://www.up.ac.za/media/shared/153/ZP_Files/2017/2016-marketing_marketing-management_mcom_coursewo.zp87438.pdf.

Admission requirements

BCom Honours degree in Marketing Management with an average of at least 65%.

 

Additional requirements

Please refer to the brochure and "detail guidance on postgraduate selection" on the department's website.

Other programme-specific information

There are no electives and all modules must be passed.

Examinations and pass requirements

The pass mark for the research article (BEM 811) is 50%. A pass mark of at least 50% is also required in the examination of each module.

Minimum credits: 180

Core modules

  • Module content:

    This module focuses on the fundamental research processes, principles and techniques necessary to conduct and interpret empirical research in marketing. This includes the conceptualisation and scientific thinking process; the research process; research planning and design; data gathering and analysis; and reporting of research results.

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  • Module content:

    This module equips the student to conduct independent research by executing  a research project on a relevant topic, of which the findings are reported in an academic article.

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  • Module content:

    This module aims to apply theoretical paradigms and perspectives in a strategic marketing context. The module will develop students' holistic, creative and abstract thoughts with the aim to integrate their previous knowledge.

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  • Module content:

    This module introduces various marketing themes, which will be debated to provide new insights, scientific reasoning and practical application. The aim is to stimulate critical reading, thinking and writing; integrate current knowledge and work experience in a holistic and pragmatic manner; and formulate thoughts scientifically and logically.

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