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CP2404 - Database Modelling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Introduced in this subject are the principles and concepts of database systems and their importance in today's society. The relational model and various competing models for database and a database query language are introduced and applied. Through this subject students will develop skills in techniques and tools to model, design and implement a database system.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe and apply the techniques of normalisation;
  • apply a database design to a database management system;
  • formulate queries using a database query language;
  • examine database and database management systems, their features and rationale;
  • develop a database model using the entity- relationship model.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1500 CP5633

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Dr Mangalam Sankupellay.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment 1 (30%); practicals (20%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment 1 (30%); practicals (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment 1 (30%); practicals (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Mr Sion Hui Tian.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment 1 (30%); practicals (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.