Why study Cryptography and Blockchain in USCI?
Blockchain has been a focus area among emerging technologies for the multinational companies. The blockchain allows for verification without having to be dependent on third-parties.Blockchain is the most reasonable inexpensive financial model available right now in the world and it takes very little time to process by business firms. Due to the clear transparency of transactions in blockchain, any fraud can be easily identified. There is no Middlemen in Transaction.
Blockchain is yet to gain momentum in the society, yet there are huge number of opportunities for professionals with skills and knowledge on blockchain development. Cryptography is the key and core component of building blockchains. Individual who is keen to take up this career as blockchain developer can consider the undergraduate programme to build their career in blockchain. This programme exposes students to blockchain technology, smart contracts, fundamentals of cryptocurrency and applications. Students will also learn the fundamentals of cryptography. Students will get to knowbitcoin which was the first functional blockchain.
A survey predicted that almost 77% banks in the world have adopted blockchain technology in their operations. Blockchain is playing a dominant role in the market. Various industries that adopt blockchain are banking sectors, supermarkets, energy resources sector, healthcareetc,.The following are the job roles required by the industries for blockchain development. Globally, the requirements of blockchain skilled manpower increases from 70% in 2019 to 88% in 2020.
The annual salary for the blockchain professionals varies between US$ 125,000 andUS$ 175,000.
Program Specific Outcomes (PSO):
B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science with Specialization in Cryptography and Blockchain
PSO1 – CBC graduates are able to become leaders in the society with the help of advanced knowledge and skill, which can empower them to analyse, design, develop and implement their learning to develop the society.
PSO2 – Ability to develop skills to address and solve social and environmental problem with ethics and perform multidisciplinary projects with advance technologies and tools.
PSO3 – Implement professional knowledge in setting up road map to be an entrepreneur and identify research areas