Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies

Master of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (Law and Regulation)
(M.Sc. (Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2019)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DLT5130 DLT Business: An Introduction and Keynotes 5 ECTS
ECL5043 EU Information Technology Law 12 ECTS
ECL5068 E-Commerce Law and Policy in the EU 12 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DLT5000 Introduction to Blockchain, DLTs and Cryptocurrencies 5 ECTS
DLT5002 Research Methods 5 ECTS
DLT5140 Smart Contract Coding Literacy 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DLT5001 Applied Project 5 ECTS
EBI5002 Creativity and Innovation - From Ideas to Products and Services 5 ECTS
ECL5074 Cryptocurrencies, Distributed Ledger Technologies and the Law 6 ECTS




Semester 3

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DLT5900 Dissertation 30 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by ‘The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008’ and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Degree of Master of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies - M.Sc. - under the auspices of the Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies.
 
Last Updated: 31 August 2019
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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