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Our Cryptography and Blockchains specialisation will provide you with a strong foundation in applied cryptography and the emerging blockchain technology.

It will help you build skills and to work with state-of-the-art tools to design, analyse, evaluate and implement cryptographic systems in cloud, blockchain and general information technology.

Foundational technologies such as distributed computing security, secure protocols, and applied crypto will also be covered.

You will have opportunities to engage in areas of study including cloud security, data privacy, and other emerging relevant topics such as deep learning.

Graduate opportunities

Graduates of our Cryptography and Blockchains specialisation will have the skills and technical knowledge to pursue careers in many conventional and emerging industries of information technology, including the booming cloud, data security and blockchain sector.

They will be equipped able to pursue careers in crypto systems, working in roles including:

  • blockchain developer
  • blockchain engineer
  • blockchain research scientist
  • cryptography developer
  • cryptography engineer
  • cryptography research scientist 
  • privacy researcher.
Career pathways
Courses that offer this specialisation

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