2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Social Marketing

The course information on this page is for new students commencing their degree in 2016 only. 

Students should follow the rules and requirements for the year that they commenced their course. The online course information for years prior to 2016 are available from the Archives link in the menu.

Students should also review current subject availabilities via the Subject Descriptions link in the menu.

The Social Marketing major presents students with a contemporary understanding of a strategic approach to social marketing to deliver positive social change and social value. Moving beyond a basic understanding of key concepts and ideas, this major considers the contemporary debate around what social marketing is and the key debates in the field.

This major considers the use of theory and research in social marketing programmes; examines the broad toolkit of strategies that can be used in strategic social marketing; and considers the relevance of critical social marketing.

Subjects Required for Major Study

A major in Social Marketing requires the successful completion of at least 48 credit points of subjects in accordance with the table below. The table illustrates the recommended progression for a Bachelor of Social Science student proceeding full-time. 

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Year 1
MARK101 Marketing Principles 6  Autumn, Spring
Year 2
MARK217 Consumer Behaviour 6 Autumn
MARK320 Social Marketing 6 Spring
Year 3
GEOG336 Qualitative Research Design for Social Scientists 6 Autumn First Offered 2017
MARK333 Integrated Marketing Communications Strategy 6 Autumn
HAS 348 Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship 6 Spring First Offered in 2017
Year 2 or 3
And 12 credit points from the following 200-level subjects:
MARK205 Introductory Marketing Research 6 Autumn
GEOG231 Spatial Technologies for the Social Sciences 6 Spring
MARK270 Services Marketing 6 Spring

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: ssc@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 17 November, 2016