Australian research university RMIT announced two postgraduate programs in cybersecurity and blockchain.
RMIT University, an Australian public research university, is adding two new postgraduate programs in the field of cybersecurity and blockchain technology.
The university announced May 26 that it was partnering with IBM, Palo Alto Networks, and Stone & Chalk to offer a graduate certificate in cyber security and graduate certificate in blockchain-enabled business.
The programs are expected to start in October 2020 and will last for nine months.
Meeting demand for blockchain jobs
RMIT introduced the new programs in order to meet the rising demand for industry professionals in cybersecurity and blockchain.
The announcement cited reports that showed the Australian cybersecurity industry will almost triple to 6 billion Australian dollars in the next six years, which will create demand for 18,000 professionals in Australia.
Even the blockchain industry is projected to show an 80% annual growth. How