MKT260 International Marketing (8)


International economic, cultural, political and legal environments will be studied as a prelude to planning marketing strategies for international markets. The subject will examine the role of marketing research, international finance, market entry and expansion strategies and the marketing mix in international marketing.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
InternalAlbury-Wodonga Campus
InternalBathurst Campus
InternalCSU Study Centre Melbourne
DistanceBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MKT260
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Management and Marketing

Assumed Knowledge

Assumed knowledge in this subject is equivalent to that covered in MKT110

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed RMBU3638.
Equivalent pre-requisite subject for former students of the University of Sydney, Orange campus is RMBU1640 (MKT110).

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to analyse elements of the international environment and their inter-relationship and demonstrate their relevance to international marketing strategies;
  • be able to identify and assess international marketing opportunities and threats;
  • be able to plan, implement and manage international marketing strategies; and
  • be able to formulate effective strategies for international marketing, including market entry and marketing mix strategies.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • International marketing research
  • The international environment: Economic and financial; cultural; political and legal; technological and environmental; and competitive factors
  • International marketing planning
  • Market entry and expansion strategies
  • Product and service strategies
  • Distribution and supply logistics
  • Pricing strategies and foreign exchange
  • Promotional strategies
  • Contemporary issues and future trends


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.