JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

Try new Subject Search!

We've released the new Subject Search, designed to be simpler and faster than the application below.

BX3081 - Social Media Marketing

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject is designed to develop skills in social media marketing for copy, curation, and discovery. The subject focuses on practical applications of marketing theory to support strategic decisions in market segmentation, communication, metric and evaluation strategies, for the creation and management of online communities. Technical skills are developed through the exploration of social media algorithms, platforms and tools, and the creation of content suited to different platform strategies. Grounding in personal development is provided through increasing learning abilities to concur emerging technologies, strategic thinking, project management and the staffing considerations essential for effective social media campaigns, now and into the future.

Learning Outcomes

  • analyse the theory behind social media marketing to support informed marketing decisions;
  • critically evaluate existing digital metrics from campaign results and formulate new social media marketing assets;
  • create a social media marketing strategy suitable for an identified market.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Literature review - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Project report - (40%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Multimedia production - (40%) - Group.
Prerequisites: BU1108 OR BU2108 OR BU1008 OR BU2208 OR BU1908 OR BU1808 AND 18 CP of subjects
BX2083 MG3762


JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 03-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours was Other
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.