MKTG09028 2023 Digital Marketing

General Details

Full Title
Digital Marketing
Transcript Title
Digital Marketing
Code
MKTG09028
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
MKTG - Marketing
Department
MKTS - Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Level
09 - NFQ Level 9
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2023 - Full Academic Year 2023-24
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Catherine McGuinn, Siobhain O'Connor
Programme Membership
SG_SMARK_M09 202300 Master of Science in Marketing SG_SDIGI_S09 202300 Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Marketing SG_SMARK_O09 202300 Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Marketing SG_SMARL_M09 202300 Master of Science in Marketing SG_SMARM_M09 202300 Master of Science in Marketing
Description

This module will equip the learner to build and develop essential skills to research, plan, implement, create and monitor effective digital tactics to deliver enhanced marketing activities

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Critically examine the opportunities and challenges associated with digital and content marketing for business performance

2.

Comprehend and explore the various digital media platforms available, their limitations, and best practice

3.

Illustrate the critical role of web analytics involving the collection, measurement and analysis of data

4.

Contribute to the development of new digital marketing techniques, ideas or approaches

5.

Contribute to the development and design of new digital marketing content using industry specific software to produce marketing material

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lecture will introduce the students to the theoretical aspects of Digital Marketing, and this learning will underpin their capacity to learn practical skills that will enable them to undertake effective analysis and communicate the findings.


Learners will gain hands-on experience in creating, editing, analysing, and reporting on marketing-related data. 

Module Assessment Strategies

This module is 100% continuous assessment and will be assessed through a combination of individual and group projects.  The students will be required to plan, research, capture, edit and publish digital content which would be at a level deemed suitable for commercial distribution.

Repeat Assessments

Students who fail the module are only required to repeat the failed elements of their assessments.

Indicative Syllabus

1. Critically examine the opportunities and challenges associated with digital and content marketing for business performance

  • Principles of Digital Marketing
  • Content Marketing Concepts and Techniques
  • Develop a digital marketing plan that will address common marketing challenges

 

2. Comprehend and explore the various digital media platforms available, their limitations and best practice

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Integrate marketing campaigns across SEO, Paid Search, Social, Mobile, Email, Display Media and Marketing Analytics including AI and neuro marketing 

 

3. Illustrate the critical role of web analytics involving the collection, measurement and analysis of data

  • Measuring digital marketing metrics
  • Monitoring campaigns
  • Employ AI in marketing campaigns  

 

4. Contribute to the development of new digital marketing techniques, ideas or approaches

  • Setting Strategy Objectives
  • Digital Strategy Research - Audience research, Social Listening platforms

 

5. Contribute to the development and design of new digital marketing content using industry specific software to produce marketing material

  • How to plan, capture, edit and publish both graphic and video content using PC and mobile applications
  • Creating and editing promotional material which can be distributed digitally
  • Creating and editing material to improve the appearance and ranking of web based material
  • Apply design guidelines in relation to layout, fonts, colours, alignment, contrast, proximity and quality settings

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Individual Content Creation Project Assignment 50 % Week 9 1,2,3,4,5
2 Group Digital Marketing Strategy Project Assignment 50 % Week 12 1,2,3,4,5
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 4 Weekly 4.00
Lecture Computer Laboratory Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Online Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Online Learning Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2019-12-24 Adobe Photoshop Classroom in a Book Classroom in a Book (Adobe)
ISBN 0136447996 ISBN-13 9780136447993

"The official training workbook from Adobe."

Required Reading
2019 Digital Marketing Pearson Higher Education
ISBN 1292241578 ISBN-13 9781292241579

"I have used this book in all its editions since first publication with my undergraduate and postgraduate students. It is a core text for all the students, because it provides the detail they require at an academic level. Importantly it is a book for the practitioner to use too. This is why we use it on our postgraduate practitioner programmes - where we actually buy the book for the students as we believe it is that important. No other text comes close and literally thousands of our graduates have benefitted from it in their subsequent careers: written by the specialist for the specialist" David Edmundson-Bird Principal Lecturer in Digital Marketing Manchester Metropolitan University Digital Marketing provides the most comprehensive guide to all aspects of using the Internet, digital media and marketing technology to achieve the goals of integrated multichannel marketing. This streamlined seventh edition provides comprehensive, practical guidance on how companies can get the most out of digital media and technology to meet their marketing goals. Digital Marketing links marketing theory with practical business experience through case studies from cutting edge companies such as ASOS, Spotify, Zalando and Zappos, to help students understand digital marketing in the real world. To support this, new 'Essential Digital Skills' boxes give students guidance on how to develop key skills they will need in the workplace. Readers will learn best practice frameworks for developing a digital marketing strategy, plus success factors for key digital marketing techniques including search marketing, conversion optimisation and digital communications using social media including Twitter and Facebook.

Required Reading
2022-01-25 The Digital Marketing Handbook
ISBN 1398603392 ISBN-13 9781398603394

Produce engaging B2B and B2C digital campaigns that create impact with this essential guide to digital marketing, written by an industry leader to help marketers in their everyday practice.

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources
Updated Literary Resources
Journal Resources

Irish Marketing Review

Journal of Direct, Data and Digital Marketing Practice (Formerly Interactive Marketing)

Newspapers

Irish Times (Technology and Innovation sections

URL Resources

www.smartinsights.com

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

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