The Quantum Computing Realities Program consists of two courses that are each four weeks long, making the entire program** 8 weeks in duration**. Here is a breakdown of the courses:

**Course 1:** Practical Realities of Quantum Computation and Quantum Communication - This course spans four weeks and focuses on exploring the practical realities and limitations of implementing quantum algorithms and quantum cryptography. It covers topics such as quantum entanglement, quantum communications protocols, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, challenges in quantum information systems, and methods to mitigate them.

**Course 2**: Requirements for Large-Scale Universal Quantum Computation - This four-week course delves into the requirements for realizing and operating larger-scale quantum computers in a fault-tolerant manner. It covers topics such as different modalities for building quantum computing, techniques for error correction, foundations of complexity theory, quantum error-correction, and strategies for counteracting errors in quantum computation.

By completing both courses within the specified timeframe, you will have completed the Quantum Computing Realities Program.