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BUS5410 - Advanced programming for database applications

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


This unit is designed for students who wish to extend their programming abilities in developing relatively large database applications. An integrated system of significant size will be developed using the current industry standard software. Topics covered include the principal aspects of database development and applications, advanced queries, customising forms and professional reporting, business graphics, importing and exporting data, internet applications, debugging and error-handling security and system documentation.


Practical work: 30%
Test: 10%
Examination (2 hours): 60%
Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit.

Contact hours

One x 2hour lecture/week, one x 1hour laboratory/week


An introductory unit in databases. For example FIT9004 or BUS5071 (also BUS9003, IMS9003, CSE9002, GCO9804)


BUS3010, BUS4410