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Cryptocurrencies

What are cryptocurrencies? What are the digital tokens worth? Should I be investing? How do cryptocurrencies differ to other investments such as gold?

These are questions we all have about this new technology. Not only will you get the answers, but you will explore the basics and discover the challenges that cryptocurrencies face in going mainstream in the world of finance.

Self-paced
3-5 hours
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About this course

This introductory module to cryptocurrencies, you will discover what cryptocurrencies are and why they have value.

You will learn from our academic and industry experts and gain a basic understanding of how cryptocurrencies operate, including their use of blockchain.

Finally you will become aware of how cryptocurrencies are affected by government regulation, despite them being decentralised by design.

Course structure

  1. Get started
  2. Crypto or currency?
  3. Using cryptocurrencies
  4. Trading in cryptocurrencies
  5. Valuing cryptocurrencies
  6. What's the future for cryptocurrencies?
  7. Wrap-up

Why you should do this course

  • Self-paced
  • Gain preliminary knowledge of how financial systems and investments work
  • Be able to compare cryptocurrencies from other investments such as gold and shares
  • Understand how cryptocurrencies work
  • Gain insights from UTS’s MBA program and Master of Finance

Meet the experts

Find out why cryptocurrency is a game technological game changer.

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