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CIS8702 Crypto-currencies

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Management and Enterprise


This course examines crypto-currencies and their emergence and role in society, the economy and business. The course covers the common principles underlying the science and technology on which the currencies are based. It also addresses the many socio-economic issues that arise including those related to consumer behaviour; technology innovation, adoption, diffusion and disruption; and regulatory frameworks.

A number of application areas are critically examined, such as alternate virtual currencies, e-commerce and new business models, and payment mechanisms and instruments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2015 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2015 Online