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MN30036: Advanced advertising management

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2015/6
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 0%, EX 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Assignment (CW 0%)
  • Examination (EX 100% - Qualifying Mark: 35)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this module you must take MN20016 OR take MN20081
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:

* To provide participants with a comprehensive overview of advertising theory and practice.
* To teach how to manage advertising development using a range of different communication models
* To review recent psychology learning especially that related to the role of attention and emotion (affect), and show how this relates to new ideas about brand communication and consumer decision-making
* To outline best practice in advertising evaluation.

Learning Outcomes:

* Students will learn and critically evaluate a range of models of brand communication
* Students will be able to use these models to manage the development of new communication campaigns
* Students will learn to apply up-to-date methods of evaluating advertising effectiveness.


* Analytical Skills - assessed
* Writing Skills - assessed
* Class participation skills

The role of brand communication in influencing brand choice will be critically examined making extensive use of in-class discussion of examples of advertising. The following specific subjects will be covered:
Lecture 1: Introduction to the course & review of traditional advertising management
Lecture 2: Cognitive Brand Choice Models
Lecture 3: Simple non-cognitive models
Lecture 4: Psychology of Learning & Attention
Lecture 5: Psychology of Affective Processing
Lecture 6: Models of Affect and Attention
Lecture 7: Low Attention Processing model
Lecture 8: Advertising Evaluation
Lecture 9: Practical issues in advertising development
Lecture 10: Practical session in managing advertising strategy development
Lecture 11: Revision .
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN30036 is Optional on the following programmes:

School of Management
  • UMMN-AFB02 : BSc(Hons) Accounting and Finance (Year 3)
  • UMMN-AKB02 : BSc(Hons) Accounting and Finance with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UMMN-ANB01 : BSc(Hons) Business Administration with Thin sandwich placement(s) (Year 4)
  • UXXX-AYB05 : BSc(Hons) International Management and Modern Languages (French) with Year Abroad (Year 4)
  • UXXX-AYB04 : BSc(Hons) International Management and Modern Languages (German) with Year Abroad (Year 4)
  • UXXX-AYB06 : BSc(Hons) International Management and Modern Languages (Spanish) with Year Abroad (Year 4)

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2015/16.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.