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Database systems and data management ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: David Taniar (semester 1), Peter Lawrence (semester 2)

Clayton First semester 2005 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2005 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2005 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: 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.

Assessment: Assignments: 25% + Examination (2 hours): 75% + Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit.

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour laboratory per week

Prerequisites: BUS1010 or equivalent

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