|Short Description:||Blockchain Fundamentals|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Business|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||020399 - Information Systems not elsewh|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||29 April 2021|
Enrolment is not permitted in CIS8504 if CIS8702 has been previously completed.
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and insights into the key aspects of blockchain technology and use cases that will serve to provide a solid platform and foundation for developing effective and innovative strategies for their organizations. Integrating both technical and broad perspectives, Blockchain Fundamentals builds a comprehensive survey of the blockchain space that empowers students, entrepreneurs, and developers of all backgrounds.
The course aggregates modules that (1) focus on an understanding of the core technological and security aspects, (2) evaluate a range of use cases in the blockchain ecosystem, (3) explore decentralized apps and smart contracts, and (4) consolidate these into developing an innovative use case to solve a real world problem.