SRH Hochschule Heidelberg

Information Technology Blockchain Technology

  • Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)
  • 3 Semesters
  • on campus
  • Full time
  • 90 ECTS
  • €770/Month

Our Blockchain Technology Master's degree is specialized in the following areas: Blockchain Cryptography, Blockchain Security, Smart Contract Programming, Computer Networks, Information and Coding Theory, Transmission Technology and Blockchain App.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
Two students from the Blockchain Master's degree in Heidelberg
Your course content

What you will learn

Blockchain technology is the basis of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and enables a secure and transparent record of data and transactions, leading to a variety of uses beyond the financial world. Your technical expertise in the field of blockchain technology focuses on the areas of cryptography, decentralized systems, programming of smart contracts and knowledge of various blockchain protocols and technologies such as Ethereum, Bitcoin, Hyperledger, etc. During your studies you will also learn technical, methodological, social and Personal competences that ultimately flow into action competence.

In addition, in the Blockchain Technology course you will learn the practical implementation of theoretical contexts as well as getting to know devices and processes from the future professional world. Through experimentation, subsequent interpretation of results and application of the results, you will acquire engineering expertise and practical skills. In this way, you can already gain work-related experience during your studies, from which you can benefit in your future professional life. These experiments with unexpected outcomes generate learning effects that reinforce your engagement with the subject matter.

Your engineering studies: The core competencies of engineers include the ability to break down complex problems into small sub-problems, analyze them, create prototypes and test them. Also to carry out laboratory tasks and the implementation of hardware and software experiments as well as the simulation of experiments with software tools, the practical implementation of theoretical results as well as getting to know devices and processes from the future professional world.

Your career prospects

Our innovative approach that pays off

The fact that the profession of Blockchain Technology Engineer offers excellent career opportunities is due, among other things, to the growing importance of information technology and the corresponding increase in demand for young professionals. Companies and organizations are increasingly looking for professionals in this field to optimize their processes - In recent years, the number of graduates has always been smaller than the annual demand for engineers of blockchain technology.

Your career options include: Blockchain Expert in logistics, energy, healthcare or the financial industry.

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Portraitfoto Laukik Kotawadekar
" From the moment I stepped onto the campus, I was greeted by a vibrant community of students, faculty, and staff who are passionate about learning and personal growth. I am thankful for the invaluable education and learnings I have gained at SRH .
Laukik Kotawadekar, Student with a main focus in Blockchain Technology (M.Eng.)
Curriculum Blockchain Technology (M.Eng.)

Your curriculum

3 Semester 90 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Information- and Coding- Theory

    8
  • Transmission Technology

    8
  • Communication Networks

    8
  • Introduction to Blockchain Technology

    8
2. Semester
  • Blockchain Security and Kryptography

    8
  • Blockchain and Smart Contract Programming

    8
  • Blockchain Applications and use Cases

    8
  • Project Work

    8
3. Semester
  • Master Thesis

    26
Admission requirements

Our requirements

You can be admitted to study at the SRH University Heidelberg if:

  • you have a 7-semester bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, communications engineering, or similar.
  • and if you have also successfully completed our selection process, that also includes sufficient knowledge of English.

You do not qualify? No problem, SRH has its International College for students who do not qualify for direct entry into our programmes or need to bring up their English language level. You can choose from our Foundation programmes at the College. This is a direct pathway into our university. Find more about here . https://www.srh-international-college.de/

Fees and Funding

Your tuition fees

Our tuition fees for the Information Technology course with a focus on Blockchain Technology (M.Eng.) are €770 per month; you also pay a one-time enrollment fee of €750.

If you come from a non-EEA country without a settlement permit, the enrollment fee is €1,000 – we ask you to pay the tuition fees for one semester in advance. From the second semester, payments for the remaining semesters are due six weeks before the end of the study period that has already been paid for. Payments are to be made every semester.

You can find more information and payment modalities in the current fee schedule (valid from April 1st, 2023).

Fees schedule EEA students
Fees schedule non-EEA students

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Application process and deadlines

We look forward to welcoming you to the SRH University Heidelberg soon! We do not have application deadlines. Your application process looks like this:

  • If you are interested in the Information Technology master's program with a focus on blockchain technology, you can send us your application easily and conveniently online.
  • If you have any technical difficulties with the online application or if you have any questions about your application, your contact person Simin Chen will be happy to help.
  • If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a selection interview
  • If the selection interview is successful, you will receive the acceptance and the study contract from us You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  • You pay the registration fee
  • If you come from a non-EU country, you pay your tuition fee one semester in advance in addition to the registration fee. From the second semester onwards, payments for the remaining semesters are due six weeks before the end of the study period that has already been paid for. Payments are to be made every semester.
  • We will issue your admission notice
  • You take part in our Ready-to-Start days - and off you go with your studies!

APS Certificate

Please note that special conditions apply to applicants from some countries: 

India

From 1st of November 2022, applicants from India will be required to have their documents verified by the Academic Evaluation Centre New Delhi (APS-India) before applying for a visa. After successful verification you will receive a certificate which allows you to initiate the visa process. Please note that the verification process at APS-India is expected to take approximately 4 weeks. We recommend that you apply for the APS certificate at the same time as you apply to SRH University Heidelberg. For more information, go to the APS-India website: www.aps-india.de 

The People’s Republic of China

The procedure of the Academic Evaluation Centre of the Cultural Section at the German Embassy in Bejing (Akademische Prüfstelle – APS) must have been successfully completed before you apply. The centre checks documents for authenticity and conducts interviews. The original APS certificate must be enclosed with the application documents. For more information, go to the APS website at: www.aps.org.cn

Please note that you don’t need to complete the APS procedure if you apply for our 3+1 programmes. 

Vietnam

The Academic Evaluation Centre of the German Embassy in Hanoi has been checking the university entrance qualifications of Vietnamese applicants since 2007. The procedure includes checking the submitted written documents as well as an interview with the applicant. An original copy of proof of successful completion of this process, the APS certificate, must be enclosed with the application documents. 

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