Fintech and Blockchain Technology module (BU51038)

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Credits

20

Module code

BU51038

This module raises awareness to Fintech and Blockchain technology, which is a major innovation undertaken by businesses since the previous decade. The module also covers digital currencies, as a wider class of cryptocurrencies and the various regulatory issues.

This module will consider the following issues:

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • blockchain as a business solution
  • decentralization algorithms
  • lending
  • crowdfunding
  • modern portfolio theory with cryptocurrencies
  • applications of artificial intelligence
  • InsurTech

This module will focus mostly on the theoretical aspects with applied examples used to illustrate the subject matter plus an understanding of the ethical issues involved.