More universities offering blockchain programmes to train future professionals

Blockchain. Cryptocurrency. Bitcoin. These are just some of today’s buzzwords that get companies sitting up straight and paying attention to the potential these technologies can bring.For example, blockchain has gained traction these past few years and is expected to develop further in the near future. Unsurprisingly, companies, financial institutions and even governments are looking into how they can use this technology to improve their operations or businesses. Even universities are flushed with excitement and jumping on the bandwagon, offering blockchain programmes to educate the next generation of professionals. According to Coinbase’s research, there has been an increase in the number of universities teaching students about blockchain and cryptocurrencies.They said: “42 percent of the world’s top 50 universities now offer at least one course on crypto or blockchain”, while such courses are attracting students from a range of majors.

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