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GCO2815 - Database management systems

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: K Ting


Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Summer semester A 2007 (Off-campus)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Singapore Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Singapore Summer semester A 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit will provide an introduction to the principles and concepts of database systems their organisation and management. The issues of physical and logical data description are addressed. Various data models, and a query language, are introduced. This will include planning, designing, using and implementing a data model using an enterprise-scale relational database system. Methods and techniques will also be presented to populate, retrieve, update and implement integrity features on data in the implemented database system.


Assignments: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

4 hours per week


GCO1810 or GCO1811


BUS2112, CFR2132, CFR3203, COT2132, COT2138, IMS2112, IMS9003, FIT1004, GCO3851, GCO9804