Graduate Blockchain Training Path

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UBC GRADUATE BLOCKCHAIN TRAINING PATHway

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The Graduate Pathway on Blockchain and Decentralized Trust Technologies is a 12-credit non-degree training program that augments existing Master’s and PhD programs at UBC. The pathway will provide a capacity for Master’s and PhD students who are interested in this area and desire to contribute to scaling Canada’s Blockchain industry while also engaging in some of the world’s most complex socio-technical issues.

The training path focuses on four primary sectors: health and wellness, clean energy, regulatory technology and indigenous issues. The program is supported by industry partners from a wide range of sectors who offer students valuable internships in collaboration with Mitacs. 

Interested applicants must be existing Masters or Ph.D. students at UBC, or apply to be admitted as Masters or Ph.D. students at UBC. Accepted students will receive full or partial funding support, depending on their academic background, research skills, and the ability to secure Mitacs internships.

Students should express their interest in pursuing this pathway, preferably at the time of graduate studies’ application, to their academic supervisor and to chang.lu@ubc.ca. Students who are already enrolled in a Masters or PhD program at UBC may also apply for admission to the pathway. To be considered for participation in the pathway, students who are already pursuing graduate studies OR have been accepted to UBC for September of the following year should apply for admission to the pathway using the "APPLY NOW" button above by no later than the end of May of the year in which they wish to start the pathway.  Admission decisions are finalized by June 30.

For more information please contact chang.lu@ubc.ca.


 

We acknowledge the support of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Nous remercions le Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG) de son soutien.

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First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.


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