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Top 5 Free Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Courses

Some of them even offer certificates and badges!


As we move towards 2018, more and more people are interested in learning about blockchain, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You can search the Internet for descriptions of this technology as well as its features, but they are not necessarily organized or particularly clear. So, take a look at these 5 blockchain and cryptocurrency courses that you can join without spending any money:

1. Blockchain essentials

IBM is offering a free course on blockchain for business in 6 stages. From explaining the meaning of distributed ledger technology to demonstrating how to transfer assets on blockchain, these videos cover all the important basics of the technology. At the end of the course, you get to take a quiz. If 80% of your answers are correct, you pass the course and earn a blockchain badge.

2. Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies

Princeton University offers a course on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies taught by computer science professor Arvind Narayanan. You can enrol in the course by signing up on Coursera. It consists of videos, quizzes and projects, just like any other college course.

3. Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Antonopoulos is a Bitcoin advocate, public speaker, coder, and entrepreneur.  His YouTube videos are not part of a course, but they are extremely helpful. Not only does he explain the basics of blockchain and cryptocurrency, but he also talks about recent trends and changes.

4. Introduction to Digital Currencies

The University of Nicosia offers a free online course on digital currencies. It is taught by Bitcoin experts Andreas Antonopoulos and Antonis Polemitis, and requires no prior knowledge of cryptocurrencies. Certificates are also issued to people who complete the course successfully.

5. Beginner’s guide to blockchain technology

A slideshare member under the name of Blockstrap posted 6 presentations on blockchain technology. Instead of using lengthy texts, they use short sentences and bullet points to make the learning process easier for you. It even covers mining and transactions in the digital world.

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Have you taken any blockchain and cryptocurrency courses? Which one did you like best? Let us know in the comments section below!