Unit Set Structure


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MAADVT  Advertising Major  

This unit set is available in the following courses:

Advertising is a discipline which combines art, science, strategy and communications practice.  It has potential applications far wider than simply employment in an advertising agency.  Advertising focuses on "controlled communications", where the content and the delivery-mode are both paid for by the client.  The degree can include elements of production, marketing, public relations, visual arts, communications research and interactive multi-media to develop and showcase the strengths of individual students.  Advertising is a critical component of integrated marketing communications in a business environment where it is communications (rather than accountancy) which has become the cornerstone of many successful corporate careers.


Edith Cowan University's advertising degree is accredited by the International Advertising Association (IAA) and addresses advertising as a communication specialism, rather than as a sub-section of a marketing plan.

This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
Select 60 credit points (4 units) from:
ADV2120 Advertising Management 15
ADV3107 Communication Theories in Practice 15
CMM2120 Integrated Marketing Communications 15
ADV3105 Consumer Behaviour 15
ADV3112 International Advertising 15
Plus 60 credit points (4 units) from the following:
ADV3111 The Business of Publishing 15
ADV3102 Creative Strategy: Process and Execution 15
ADV3406 Media Buying and Planning 15
CMM3104 Professional Placement 1 15
CMM3120 Current Issues in Marketing Communications * 15
ADV3108 Advertising Research 15
* Students must have 70% course weighted average to study this unit.
Note: It is recommended that students intending to study the Advertising major complete the following electives in the foundation year (Year One):
CMM1104 Writing for the Media 15
CMM1107 Creative Thinking 15
CMM1112 Communication Strategies 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006