Database Management 2

Course code INFO6002Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Provides students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the use of databases and database management systems in information technology applications. The conceptual model, logical design, physical design and implementation of relational databases are covered. Contemporary issues and emerging technologies such as On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) and Data Warehouses are discussed.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusTrimester 2
WebLearn GradSchoolTrimester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students will be able to:

1. Understand and evaluate the role of database management systems in information technology applications within organisations;
2. Recognise and use various conceptual models, logical design methods and tools for developing databases;
3. Derive a physical design for a database from its logical design;
4. Implement a database solution to an information technology problem using a commercial RDBMS.
5. Program using the SQL data definition and SQL query languages.
6. Recognise the value of and understand the problems associated with the use of procedural language extensions to SQL.
7. Understand contemporary emerging technologies such as On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) and Data Warehouses.
Content1. The role of databases and database management systems.
2. Database models.
3. Conceptual modelling with EER
4. Logical design of databases.
5. Physical design of databases.
6. SQL query language.
7. Procedural language extensions to SQL.
8. Contemporary issues and emerging technologies such as On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) and Data Warehouses.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeINFO6001
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsEmail Discussion Group
Lecture
Self Directed Learning
Computer Lab
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Examination: Formal
Contact HoursComputer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for INFO6002