Blockchain Master’s Degree: Irish University offers two years Master’s degree course

Blockchain Master’s Degree: Irish University offers two years Master’s degree course

The Minister of Heather Humphreys T.D. has launched Ireland’s first ever Master’s in Blockchain Technologies in the Davenport Hotel in Dublin.

The program aims to create the country’s first master’s program in blockchain technology along with a partnership with Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet, a tech company network Technology.

The new educational certification is purposed to be launched by Minister of Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys T.D. in Dublin.

Humphreys, during the launch, highlighted blockchain technology and said,

Ireland is a global technology leader, including in blockchain technology. Nine of the top ten US technology companies operate in Ireland, along with nine of the top ten global companies recruiting in the blockchain industry.The first of its kind in Ireland, this Masters programme will help ensure the country has all the skills necessary to become a global hub for this new technology.

This Master’s degree in Blockchain distributed Ledger Technologies is the first of its kind in Ireland and is expected to be delivered part-time online over a two year period. The first cohort begins in September 2019.

The Blockchain course is intended for IT professionals working in Ireland with Level 8 Honours Degree (2.2) or higher in Computer Science, Computing, Computer Applications or a related stream.

The inauguration of this new master’s program coincides with the Blockchain Ireland week. This week features a governmental campaign focused to raise awareness to support the blockchain industry in Ireland.

The Chief Executive of Skillnet Ireland Paul Healy said,  

“Ireland can be at the forefront of Blockchain revolution. This Master’s programme will help ensure we have the right skills available for companies and IT professionals to enhance their blockchain technology capability and to seize the immense opportunities that are available”

The Master’s course has already started accepting applications. The closing date is July 23rd, 2019. The applicants wishing to enroll in this course need to submit their CV directly to info@ictskillnet.ie.

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