The Blockchain Technologies Master’s Program (without Thesis) at Bahçeşehir Cyprus University aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of blockchain technology and its uses. The course covers core topics such as blockchain fundamentals, decentralized systems, cryptography, smart contracts and distributed ledger technologies. Students of the program gain knowledge about the basic concepts and operation of blockchain such as consensus methods, data structures and network protocols. They examine the privacy and security aspects of blockchain systems while investigating the cryptographic methods used to protect data integrity and secure transactions. The program also explores possible applications of blockchain in various industries, including banking, supply chain management, healthcare, and governance. Students learn about legal frameworks, how to recognize and analyze blockchain use cases, and how to evaluate the social and ethical implications of this technology.
The non-thesis Master of Blockchain Technologies program consists of at least ten courses with a total of 30 credits and not less than 90 ECTS, and a term project course. The student has to register for the term project at the end of the second semester at the latest. Students must register for the term project course in the semester in which the term project course is taken and submit a written project and/or report at the end of the semester. The term project course is non-credit and is evaluated as successful or unsuccessful.
The duration to complete the non-thesis master program is at least three semesters, at most four semesters, regardless of whether or not they are registered for each semester, starting from the semester in which the courses related to the program they are enrolled in, excluding the time spent in scientific preparation. At the end of this period, the student who fails or cannot complete the program is dismissed from the higher education institution.
Course assessment usually consists of a comprehensive final exam, midterm, quizzes, case analysis, projects, and participation in the class.
Letter grades are calculated based on the weight of the final exam, midterm exam, quizzes, case analysis, projects, assignments etc. and the actual numerical grades achieved in these assessment components. The semester grade point average (GPA) and grade point average (CPA) of the student are calculated according to the course grades.
The student has to complete 90 ECTS and all program requirements. A minimum cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 3.0 is required.
While the program allows you to customize your course to suit your needs, it strives to provide you with a broad and comprehensive understanding of the most important management issues from an international perspective. Aligning your business degree with your current path of study can open up options and provide you with a highly specialized, distinctive business certificate at the end of a series. The Non-Thesis Blockchain Technologies Master’s Program aims to provide students with the ability to access, evaluate and interpret information through scientific research and knowledge. Blockchain technologies are needed as they provide secure, transparent and decentralized systems that provide trust, immutability and efficiency in various fields such as finance, supply chain management, healthcare and more. In this context, our program is designed to prepare students for the skills necessary to gain the knowledge and skills required by the business environment, and to provide them with the ability to make strategic evaluation and analysis together with other competencies.