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Digital marketing is now ubiquitous. This subject develops the abilities required to plan and implement digital marketing strategies in a social media world and to integrate these with the organisations’ broader marketing strategies. Students will examine how communication practices influence company motivations for creating a digital marketing strategy. Students will assess how the Internet is used as a sales and promotion medium for business to business (B2B), business to consumer (B2C) and consumer to consumer (C2C). They will also examine how social media has evolved as a standalone marketing tool, online consumer behaviour and legal, ethical, measurement and evaluation issues that need to be addressed within digital and social media marketing programs.

MKT525 – Digital Marketing will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Digital Marketing
  • Communication practices applied to Digital Marketing
  • The digital Paradigm
  • Micro/Macro Environments
  • Marketing strategies for a Digital Ecosystem
  • Digital Marketing tactics
  • The Digital Marketing mix
  • B2B, B2C and C2C Digital Marketing
  • Building and Managing Content in a Digital Environment
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Evaluation and Active Listening in a digital era
  • Measurement and ROI of digital strategies
  • Understanding the Law and Ethics in Digital Marketing


  1. Discussion: Introduction to Organisation/Brand (200 words – 5%)
  2. Report: Digital Marketing Research and Audit (3000 words – 25%)
  3. Report: Digital Marketing Strategic Planning (3500 words – 35%)
  4. Presentation: Digital Marketing Tactical Execution (5-10 minute video – 30%)
  5. Tactic Peer-to-Peer Response (150 words – 5%)

Subject Availability

Session 1 (March), Session 2 (July)

The information above was accurate the time the subject was last run, but may change in future. Be sure to check the details in your subject outline upon enrolment.