Digital Payments, Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency

MQF Level 7

6 ECTS

Digital Payments, Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency

Start
TBC 2022
Module Type
Compulsory
Price
€875
Part-Time
6 Sessions
ECTS Credits
6 ECTS
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Module Description

The module will address various digital payment technologies and the functions of Blockchain technology in securing distributed ledgers. It will also highlight the role of blockchain in establishing distributed ledger applications.

Ledger technology enables users to control and monitor transferred information and financial transactions. Once data is transmitted, the blockchain database would be accurate, comprehensive, and consistent throughout the system. This modern technology helps organisations in improving upon current smart contract capabilities.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following:

  • a Level 6 degree in a related field;

OR

  • a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 2 years’ work experience, preferably in the fintech

Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, Banking, Business Management, or any other area related to Financial Management. People with degrees related to IT will also be accepted if accompanied by solid experience in the financial sector.

Target Audience

This course is targeted at fintech professionals, including but not limited to:

  • financial managers
  • bank staff
  • fintech employees
  • accountants
  • IT professionals with experience in finance

Career Paths

The programme aims to prepare you for middle management and senior managerial posts at any financial technology entity.  

How you’ll be assessed

The method of assessment is assignment-based.

The course comprises:

  • 6 lectures per module;
  • 3-hour lectures (evening);
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.
Assignment
Discussions

Module Intake Dates

TBC 2022
Price
€875

Additional Info

Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Fintech as presented in this brochure costs €9,500.*  

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible for a 70% refund of the cost through the ‘Get Qualified’ scheme.** 

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***  

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying. 

**Terms and conditions apply.  

*** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team. 

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