MAF716 - Fintech Foundations and Cryptocurrencies
2022 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
|Previously:||Introduction to Fintech|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit. This will include 3 face-to-face contact hours per week (1 x 3-hour seminar) for on-campus students.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 3 hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1 hour scheduled online seminars per trimester.
This unit focuses on the connection between banking, finance and technology. Students will learn how this emerging sector uses the technology to improve and make financial services more accessible to the wider public. Topics such as digital payments and remittances, crowd funding, blockchain and cryptocurrencies will be covered. Case studies to be explored include P2P (Peer to Peer) funding, digital currency (Bitcoin), settlement (Blockchain) and financial advisory.
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