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Database systems and data management (6 points)


Leader: Robert Redpath

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton SC 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
Clayton SC 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts necessary for the planning, design, use and implementation of database systems. The main topics covered include motivation for the database approach, conceptual modelling, coverage of logical data models (hierarchical, network and relational data models), and the use of SQL and other facilities provided by database management systems.

Assessment: Assignment 1 (data retrieval): 20% + Assignment 2 (database planning, design and implementation): 20% + Examination (2 hours): 60% + Students must pass the examination in order to pass the subject

Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour laboratory per week

Prerequisites: BUS9520 or equivalent

Prohibitions: CSE9002, BUS3112, BUS4112, IMS9003, GCO9804, BUS9003, CSE4430

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