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Database Systems (7157.5)

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

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    Syllabus

    To expand on the concepts, issues, principles, and an understanding of operational databases, database systems, and the uses to which databases are currently being put. This unit concentrates on the database modelling, analysis, Implementation as well as database administration functions in large organisations. Concentration will be on the database design and implementation as well as administration issues for client server databases that are geographically disbursed and on emerging database technology. Web database design and implementation is also covered in this unit.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Recognise the scope of systems of databases in today's interconnected world;

    2. Gain an understanding of the need to govern and manage systems of large databases;

    3. Evaluate the place of governance, stewardship, and ownership in systems of databases;

    4. Recommend data acquisition, access, and storage strategies for particular workplaces; and

    5. Apply your analysis of selected readings of a particular topic to the larger class of systems of databases issues.

    Contact Hours

    Up to thirty nine hours per semester.

    Prerequisites

    Database Design, 5915, AND completion of 39 credit points.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

    None.

    Equivalent Units

    None.


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