Ever wondered what an educational degree in Metaverse would entail? It would explore emerging technologies and prepare individuals for Metaverse jobs. This will empower them as catalysts for innovation. 

On that note, tighten your seat belts as the world’s first MSc program focused on Metaverse is about to kick off. Thanks to University of Nicosia (UNIC) in collaboration with important names in the Web3 space, like Beeple and Punk 6529, we are encountering the connection between Metaverse and the field of education! 

Beeple is Mike Winkelmann, a digital artist who has recorded some success selling NFTs. Punk 6529 is a pseudonymous investor in the NFT space. Both, alongside other faculty members, are prepared to take you on a transformative journey into the metaverse with this degree.

There’s more news! In a bid to support exceptional students in the MSc program, University of Nicosia has initiated an annual scholarship program valued at €300,000.

A First Glance at the Lecturers

Some of the lecturers are individuals who have made profound contributions within the crypto and Web3 sphere. In the program, there are prominent NFT collectors, like Punk 6529 and Beeple, with other renowned guest lecturers, such as Chris Dixon, Balaji Srinivasan, and Fred Wilson.

This program takes an innovative approach by delivering its content on-chain and immersing students within Metaverse. Alongside UNIC’s faculty, Punk 6529 will share profound insights as a thought leader in the field of NFTs and Metaverse. 

The curriculum of the MOOC on NFTs and the Metaverse serves as a launch pad for this MSc program.

Professor George Giaglis, a renowned academic at University of Nicosia and Executive Director of UNIC’s Institute for the Future, expressed his enthusiasm. He emphasized the university’s dedication to provide cutting-edge education that caters to the ever-changing needs of industries.

Beeple became a guest lecturer at University of Nicosia.
Beeple is a popular NFT artist.

Enrollment in Progress

More than 20,000 online students were enrolled in the course during its initial intake in October 2022, as reported by University of Nicosia.

The September 2023 intake for the highly anticipated MSc program is open for applications. This program will span for three semesters over the course of a year, from September to August. It offers a structured curriculum that delves into key thematic areas, such as Metaverse Management and Metaverse Development.

Through specialized courses, students will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate Metaverse and its dynamic landscape. Take the first step towards a promising future in this groundbreaking field by applying.

The inclusion of Beeple and Punk 6529 as educators in the world’s first MSc about Metaverse represents a significant step in exploring the field of education in the virtual world. The MSc program will empower future professionals to navigate the complexities of Metaverse and unlock its vast possibilities.