Coursera to offer free bitcoin course from Princeton University

FinTech | September 16, 2015 By:

Coursera announced that they are now offering a free course from Princeton University, titled Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies.

“After this course, you’ll know everything you need to be able to separate fact from fiction when reading claims about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You’ll have the conceptual foundations you need to engineer secure software that interacts with the Bitcoin network. And you’ll be able to integrate ideas from Bitcoin in your own projects,” said Coursera.

The course’s instructor is assistant professor Arvind Narayanan of Princeton University. The course is open to everyone and will run from Sept 4 to Oct 22. According the news and rating site, Class Central, the course is rated in the Top Ten Most Popular MOOCs starting in September 2015.

Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take.