PG Coursework Unit
Provides students with an overall understanding of database concepts and theory. Students will learn the steps required to design and build databases and the key elements required to manage and maintain databases in an enterprise. Furthermore, students will learn the importance of big data and security in database management.
Topic 1: Database Fundamentals
Topic 2: Using Databases and Scripts
Topic 3: Data Modelling and Database Design
Topic 4: Physical Database Design and Client-Server Databases
Topic 5: Database Administration and Security
Topic 6: Big Data and Database Warehousing
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||analyse and model business information requirements using the relational modelling technique.|
|2||apply database design principles, methods and tools to design, build and test the functionality of a database.|
|3||implement the key managerial functions for effective and secure administration of an enterprise’s databases.|
|4||articulate the importance of big data and big data analytics to business managers and other stakeholders.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- analyse and model business information requirements using the relational modelling technique.
- apply database design principles, methods and tools to design, build and test the functionality of a database.
- implement the key managerial functions for effective and secure administration of an enterprise’s databases.
- articulate the importance of big data and big data analytics to business managers and other stakeholders.
- This text is available via the Co-op Bookshop and may be available second-hand: Kroenke, D & Auer, DA, 2015, Database Concepts , 7th edn (Global Edition), Pearson Higher Education, USA. ISBN: 9781292076232.
- Prescribed text information is not currently available.