University of Leeds
How to Get Into Blockchain
University of Leeds

How to Get Into Blockchain

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Evangelos Pournaras
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Instructors: Evangelos Pournaras

Beginner level
No prior experience required
6 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Describe blockchain concepts and principles, articulating their key functionalities.

  • Explain current applications of blockchain, relating its practical usage in different domains.

  • Evaluate diverse blockchain technologies, considering advantages, disadvantages, and associated social, legal, and ethical considerations.

  • Identify essential skills and differentiate career trajectories in blockchain, constructing a career development plan.

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There are 2 modules in this course

Are you ready to unlock the power of blockchain? In Week 1, you will learn the essentials of blockchain, what it is, how it works and what it is used for.

What's included

4 videos9 readings2 quizzes1 peer review3 discussion prompts

How do blockchain technologies impact our society, and what skills are needed to navigate a career path in this field? This week explores the intersection of blockchain technologies with social, legal, and ethical considerations. This week also provides insights into the essential skills you will need and the career trajectories associated with this rapidly evolving domain.

What's included

2 videos10 readings3 quizzes1 assignment2 discussion prompts


Evangelos Pournaras
University of Leeds
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