• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months


Why learn Developing Blockchain Applications from RMIT University

There are currently 14 open jobs for every blockchain developer, making it one of the most in demand skills in the tech industry (TechCrunch). We call that an opportunity. The ability to develop decentralised apps on the Ethereum platform is an incredible advantage for job seekers in the blockchain space. Gartner predicts that by 2025 the business value-add of blockchain will grow to around $176 billion.

How does it work

Developing Blockchain Applications is a hands-on programming course that deep dives into the largest, most widely used blockchain platform – Ethereum. You will learn to use core Ethereum development tools including Solidity, web3.js and Embark. You’ll start by building a simple TODO list DApp before moving onto your project. We’ll cover best-practice for testing smart contracts, interacting with decentralised services and libraries (e.g. IPFS), designing your DApp user experience, optimising for efficient transactions and understand some of the ethical and security issues a DApp developer must consider.

In the end you will tie it all together and build a real decentralised app under the guidance of industry experts.

Skills learned

DApp development on Ethereum, programming smart contracts with Solidity, testing with web3.js, building interactive DApp interfaces, managing access and permissions, data storage with IPFS, managing and updating smart contracts in an immutable environment, testing best practice, UX considerations for DApps, efficient use of gas, using external libraries, ethical considerations, security in smart contracts

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Introduction to Solidity
  • Information and interfaces
  • Storage and IPFS
  • Smart contracts and testing
  • Frond End
  • Access control + Gas

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Previous programming experience (e.g. Python, Javascript, Go, Java, C++)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1400 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    1400 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?