FIN539 Metaverse with Web3.0 provides insights into the future development of the Metaverse with Web3.0. Students will: 1. Understand the technology used in the Metaverse and the impact of the convergence of technology with finance, 2. Learn about the risk and valuation of Web3.0 in MetaFi, GameFi, SocialFi, and other new business models and design thinking, 3. Apply the three essential concepts of the Metaverse and Web3.0: Non-Fungible Token (NFT), Decentralised Finance (DeFi) and Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAO), and 4. Be able to use and harness the Metaverse for the good of society. Prior knowledge of AI, blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contracts, NFTs, DeFi, DAO, and cryptography is needed to appreciate this course. The content prepares students to do postgraduate academic research and pursue practical projects in the MetaFi industry. There will be programming, and there will be sessions with guest speakers from the MetaFi industry.
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January