Blockchain in Business and Society MSc

Key information
University Queen Mary University of London
Country United Kingdom
Learning mode On-Campus
Pace Full-time
Duration 12 months
Tuition fee UK students: £19,500; International students: £27,250
Application deadline(s) September

The Queen Mary University of London is a prime university with a core focus on research and teaching excellence in the United Kingdom. It offers MSc in Blockchain in Business and Society, a program that provides extensive knowledge on the application of blockchain technology for business processes and strategies that will further influence socio-economic interaction. Throughout the course duration, students will develop skills in programming and learn to effectively communicate with IT developers and other professionals involved in decentralized business solutions services. Students can take elective modules on top of compulsory modules to specialize in specific areas such as international business in the digital age, complex networks, and innovation, experiments for business and analytics, applied empirical methods, and economics of development. Graduates from this program will showcase intellectual and practical skills that can lead to a role in different sectors, including blockchain management.

Entry requirements for MSc in Blockchain in Business and Society at the Queen Mary University of London include a 2:1 or above at the undergraduate level in any subject, and the degree should have decent levels of study in Mathematics and Statistics. Subjects likely to have sufficient quantitative elements include Mathematics, Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, and Finance. However, students from less quantitatively oriented degrees like Accounting, Management, and Politics, are welcome if they have focused on the more quantitative elements of those degrees. An English language requirement is also needed. If applicants got a degree in an English-speaking country or had English as the primary medium of instruction in their studies within the last five years, English language qualification can be discounted. The minimum English language requirements for postgraduate degree programs are either of the following: IELTS overall score of 7.0 including 6.0 in writing, and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking. MSc Management with Integrated Pre-Masters requires 5.5 overall including 5.5 in reading, writing, listening, and speaking; TOEFL overall score of 100 including 21 in writing, 18 in reading, 17 in listening, and 20 in speaking. MSc Management with Integrated Pre-Masters requires 72 overall including 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading, and 20 in speaking. Moreover, visas and immigration are included in the requirements when applying for this program.

For full-time study, UK students are required to pay a tuition fee of £19,500 and £27,250 for international students. Queen Mary alumni can get a £1000, 10%, or 20% discount on their fees depending on the program of study. Students can also apply for scholarships and bursaries, postgraduate loans (UK students), and country-specific scholarships (international students) to fund a postgraduate degree. The School of Business and Management announced the awarding of two £15,000 to outstanding students planning to enroll on MSc Blockchain in Business and Society in September 2022.

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