Agne Kazakauskaite, an MSc Digital Currencies graduate from UNIC, turned eager about blockchain expertise in 2016, after discovering that it’s a novel expertise enabling knowledge to be despatched peer-to-peer that avoids intermediaries by tapping into knowledge that’s saved on a distributed ledger.
“At the moment, I believed that this expertise would rework whole industries and enterprise strains,”
She began in search of academic supplies and programs, and located the MSc diploma that the College of Nicosia gives:
“I need to say, that I used to be all the time very studious and eager to study issues, all the time needed to attend prime academic establishments, do the programs, talent myself and fulfill my curiosity. On the time of finding out MSc, I used to be additionally finishing Python programming programs on-line. Now I want I had taken Solidity courses, however I believed Python could be extra relevant, as my background and fervour are in finance. So finding out one other diploma was a ardour for me.”
One other former alumni of UNIC, David Stancel, shared that he unintentionally found the MSc program in digital currencies and was intrigued. When he discovered it was distant, he instantly determined it was no-brainer:
“It was nice to get a structured view on the entire subject of digital currencies because it helped me to arrange my information that I had acquired previous to the Grasp’s diploma. We had some nice programs that had been diving into the tech aspect of Bitcoin in addition to good contract platforms…I do know that just lately some new programs had been added concerning DeFi, which is tremendous related and fascinating. I want I may do these now,”
Agne talked about that the really useful readings from the programs had been very fascinating. One ebook from the studying listing that she extremely recommends is The Tower of Basel. She additionally stated that writing papers on the subject inspired college students to assume critically and take into account various views. She mentioned one project, which was to put in writing two persuasive essays: one which argued the stance that “Bitcoin is cash,” and the opposite on the stance that “Bitcoin shouldn’t be cash”:
“The professors gave us huge, credible, fascinating sources of knowledge to type our opinions in regards to the financial system, financial programs, after which analysis into digital currencies.”