Blockchain Applications

Pre-Master Online
6 months
3000 USD/full
3000 USD/full
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Apply blockchain technology to real-world business challenges as you learn from this Blockchain Applications offered by Coursera in partnership with Duke University.

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Learn how to use blockchain to solve real-world financial market challenges with this  Blockchain Applications  offered by Coursera in partnership with Duke University.

From bitcoin to blockchain, financial technology (FinTech) is changing the way we think about financial services. With blockchain technology serving as an encryption base for a variety of applications, understanding its use and limitations is a critical skill for leaders across industries. In this program, you will complete a real module from Duke University’s Master of Engineering in Financial Technology program. Through these courses, you'll explore the history, current environment, and near-term outlook of FinTech, focusing on applications of blockchain technology.

Blockchain technology plays a significant part in what is characterized by the term “FinTech.” The immutability and transparency of the technology is facilitating both traditional transactions, for example; credit, supply chain, and voting, as well as new areas; IOT, digital currencies, identity management, and novel ways of incentivizing activity. Given the breadth of applications, the potential impact of blockchain technology on finance and beyond is extraordinary.

What you will learn

  • How to explain the origin and workings of blockchain technology
  • The value of cryptocurrencies and alternative business purposes for blockchain technology
  • Applications of blockchain technology including its scope and limitations
  • The role of cryptography in blockchain technology
  • Practical uses for blockchain technology in in a range of business contexts

Programme Structure

Skills you will gain:

  • Secure software development
  • Machine learning
  • Blockchain technology
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Solution development
  • Blockchain applications
  • Cryptography
  • Financial technology deployment
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Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Intermediate Level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    3000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.

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Blockchain Applications