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ADVT12-241: Advertising Communications and Channel Planning


This subject describes the major media options available to advertisers, develops skills in problem solving and strategic decision-making, and details the components of the media planning process.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340

Learning outcomes

1. Have a good understanding of the fundamental principles, practices and function of media planning and the knowledge of how to apply media planning theory to practice, with a view on how to develop and execute a comprehensive media planning strategy. You will gain practical knowledge regarding the evaluation of target audiences, assessing the effectiveness of different media types and allocating appropriate media budgets.
2. Learn the fundamental principles of strategy planning in advertising - how strategic consumer insights are distilled from research and influence the advertising development process. You will adopt a strategic perspective on communication tasks as well as understand and respect issues of ethical and social significance relevant to diverse communities, cultures and belief systems.
3. Write focused, insightful creative briefs that lead to effective and more dynamic creative solutions and know how to critique and evaluate creative solutions in terms of their suitability to the original br

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Last withdrawal?08/02/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019