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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Covers fundamental concepts of relational database management systems and Structured Query Language (SQL). Students will learn to design, build and optimze databases and construct queries to extract data from database systems. Furthermore, students will learn the importance of big data and security in database management.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction to data management 
Topic 2: Entity-relationship modelling and database design
Topic 3: Design normalised databases
Topic 4: Database development
Topic 5: Database security
Topic 6: Big Data and recent advances in Big Data management

Learning outcomes

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 the needs for database management systems.
2 design and develop database models based on business requirements.
3 develop and execute SQL queries to retrieve information.
4 articulate the importance of big data and security in database management.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse the needs for database management systems.
  2. design and develop database models based on business requirements.
  3. develop and execute SQL queries to retrieve information.
  4. articulate the importance of big data and security in database management.

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.