Leader: G Rumantir
Caulfield First semester 2005 (Evening)
Synopsis: Students are introduced to key principles which underlie analysis and design of relational databases to support business undertakings. Students will gain knowledge in the major techniques used for database development. Topics include: the role of database applications in organisations, characteristics of business databases, database development process within information systems, relational and legacy database systems, logical and physical database design, conceptual data modelling, Entity-Relationship diagrams, designing relational databases, normalisation, SQL language, database and the web, data and database administration, data warehousing.
Assessment: Assignments: 50% + Formal Supervised Assessment: 50%
Contact Hours: 3 hours per week