A grasp’s diploma in blockchain and Distributed Ledger Expertise (DLT) is now attainable on the College of Malta.
Fintech-focused information outlet CrowdfundInsider reported on the creation of the brand new grasp’s diploma on Oct. 21, additionally noting that about 35 college students are enrolled for the course.
Joshua Ellul, director of the grasp’s program and chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority, stated throughout Malta’s DELTA Summit on Oct. three that 15 firms have already contacted the scholars of the course. He additionally defined the reasoning that introduced this system to existence:
“We observed an enormous downside between techies and attorneys and enterprise professionals. There was a communication disconnect between us. We thought: ‘this could be the right place to have a grasp’s, one serving the multidisciplinary functions of the completely different specializations.’”
Specialization in ICT, regulation or enterprise DLT
In 2018’s summer time, the College of Malta partnered with the Malta Info Expertise Company (MITA) to ascertain a €300,000 ($335,000) blockchain and distributed ledger expertise scholarship fund.
The course’s overview featured on the devoted page on the college’s web site explains the scope of the course within the following approach:
“The multi-disciplinary Grasp of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Applied sciences goals to draw college students having an undergraduate first diploma in ICT, Enterprise or Regulation. […] This system gives each an interdisciplinary view of Blockchain and DLT, in addition to specialization inside both an Info and Communications Expertise, Regulation or Enterprise space.”
Malta has earned for itself the nickname of “blockchain island” with its blockchain, DLT and cryptocurrency-friendly regulation. Cointelegraph filmed a two-part documentary on Malta’s relationship with this new business earlier this yr.