CIS2002 Database Design (FOBUS)


Semester 1 (ONC)Toowoomba (EXT)Toowoomba

Semester 3 (EXT)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (Database Management) Band 2


Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to USQConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.


Synopsis

This course introduces students to relational database theory and design. Practical methodologies for data analysis, data modelling and database design are examined, coupled with a detailed study of the relational database model. Students will build practical skills in data modelling, normalisation and database design. Students will also be exposed to a range of topics in database theory and current database trends. The course presents these topics within a framework that focuses on developing business problem-solving and communication skills.