Blockchain is a disruptive technology platform which will transform the manner with which a multitude of industries will carry out trusted tractions. Upon completion of this module students will be able to provide an overview of the nuanced characteristics of blockchain technologies and identify blockchain solutions and services which organisations can adopt. Students will learn about various blockchain use cases from different industries such as the marine, accounting, logistics, fintech and agricultural industries. Students will also evaluate how other technologies such as cloud computing, IoT and AI are fusing with blockchain.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate what blockchain is and the fundamental characterises of blockchain technologies 

  2. Assess various blockchain services and deployment models 

  3. Identify the blockchain adoption barriers and enablers for organisations 

  4. Analyse blockchain governance architectures  

  5. Identify various blockchain security threats and concerns and provide solutions to these 

% Coursework 30%
% Final Exam 70%