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BUS3112 - Database systems and data management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2007 (Day)


Introduction to concepts of database and data management in organisations. Topics include the motivation for data management, relational and legacy (hierarchical and network) database systems, designing and implementing relational databases, relational algebra, use of the SQL language, client/server architecture, distributed databases.


Practical work: 40%
Examination (3hrs): 60%

Contact hours

4 x contact hrs per week


BUS1010 or equivalent


CFR2132, COT2132, COT2138, COT2180, COT3180, CSC3161, CSE2132, CSE2138, CSE2180, CSE3180, CSE3316, GCO2815, IMS1112, IMS2112, CPE2005, CPE3009, CSE2316, CSE3000, MMS2801, IMS1907, FIT1004, FIT2010