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International Financial Institutions: Law and Practice (Intensive)


Wednesday 15 June - Tuesday 21 June 2022, 9am-12.30pm

5 sessions - Check class timetable
Availability limited


Focusing on the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, this intensive course, International Financial Institutions: Law and Practice, introduces you to international financial institutions (IFIs), their operation and governance, how projects are designed and administered, and how they address issues of accountability. We will also refer to other IFIs such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, African Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and International Finance Corporation.

We will examine how governments, private sector entities, civil society organisations, including non-governmental organisations, are involved in the operations of these institutions.

The course includes an interdisciplinary critical study of how IFIs function in international law.

This postgraduate-level course is ideal if you have a professional or personal interest in the field of law. You will also find it of particular interest if you wish to enhance your career through Continuing Professional Development in this area.

30 credits at level 7

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students.

    This short course has no prerequisites.

    As part of the enrolment process, you may be required to submit a copy of a suitable form of ID.

    International students who wish to come to the UK to study a short course can apply for a Visitor visa. Please note that it is not possible to obtain a Student visa to study a short course.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You enrol directly onto the classes you would like to take, using the Enrol Now link below. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then enrol onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.