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Database Design G (6672.5)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology

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  • Semester 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (194348) - View
  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (185402) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (185123) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (181403) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (181402) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167457) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167080) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (151239) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (154804) - View
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  • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145604) - View

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Syllabus

This unit introduces a practical approach to the development and design of database systems. The emphasis is placed on relational database management systems, their design and implementation in a modern organisational environment. The use of modern query languages for relational databases is discussed and experienced. Conceptual, logical and physical database design issues are also covered. Other topics include client server database computing and database administration issues.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. List, describe, and illustrate the steps in a database system development life cycle;

2. Illustrate the inputs and outputs in that process, with an emphasis on data modelling;

3. Acquire data analysis skills;

4. Develop an appropriate set of data models for relational database implementation and evaluate these data models;

5. Demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts; and

6. Demonstrate the use of the SQL language in a database server environment.

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Prerequisites

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