10 cp Prerequisites COMP104 Computing Systems Incompatible COMP204 Information Processing and Technology Teaching Organisation 5 hours per week for twelve weeks or equivalent.
This unit develops students understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of database management systems and their implementation in information systems. Students are introduced to database modelling and the design and implementation of database systems. The use of database query languages for the creation, maintenance and querying of databases is then explored. Students will learn various ways in which database systems can be effectively used within organisations.