Module Code: H9TRIP
Long Title International Field Trip
Title International Field Trip
Module Level: LEVEL 9
EQF Level: 7
EHEA Level: Second Cycle
Credits: 5
Module Coordinator: COLETTE DARCY
Module Author: COLETTE DARCY
Departments: School of Business
Specifications of the qualifications and experience required of staff  
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Learning Outcome Description
LO1 Develop a critical appreciation of the global trading environment from a social, economic, political and technological perspective.
LO2 Build upon the key theoretical concepts of internationalisation and globalisation and to adopt and apply these to suit the needs and challenges of their own organisations, businesses or companies.
LO3 Analyse the global business environment and show how it affects business decisions in the context of their own organisations, businesses or companies.
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is required before enrolment on this module. While the prior learning is expressed as named NCI module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

No recommendations listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Entry requirements

There are no additional entry requirements for this module.  The programme entry requirements apply.  No pre-requisites or co-requisites apply.  


Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Understanding the global context of business
Internationalising your business
Understanding the born global phenomena
Building a global company
Understanding the global business environment
Analysing the global business environment
Creating the global business plan.
Creating the internationalisation strategy
Developing individual international projects
Assessment Breakdown%


Full Time

Assessment Type: Continuous Assessment % of total: 100
Assessment Date: n/a Outcome addressed: 1,2,3
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
Presenting your individual international project 20% Participation in field trip 10% Post field trip seminar presentation 20% Post field trip paper 40% Reflective diary 10%
No End of Module Assessment
No Workplace Assessment
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.
Reassessment Description
By the very nature of the module design learners must attend the field trip in order to be in a position to attempt the assessment elements. Where a learner is unable to attend the field trip they must repeat the module. Of the remaining assessment elements the learners must achieve an average of 40% across all elements in order to pass the module. Where a learner fails to achieve this they must repeat those elements where the failed to achieved 40% and it will be marked as a second attempt.

NCIRL reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Module Target Workload Hours 0 Hours
Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Classroom and demonstrations 30 Per Semester 2.50
Directed Learning Directed e-learning 30 Per Semester 2.50
Independent Learning Independent learning 65 Per Semester 5.42
Total Weekly Contact Hours 5.00

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Morris, S., and Oldroyd, J. (2020), International Business, 2nd Ed. Wiley.
  • Hill, C. (2021), Global Business Today, 12th Ed. McGrawHill.
  • Czinkota, M.R., Ronkainen, I. & Moffett, M.H. (2021), International Business, European Ed. John Wiley & Sons.
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
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