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CP5633 - Database Modelling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

The subject introduces students to an overview of motivation and background of the new database developments. It is intended as an introduction to the most important advances with respect to the classical relational database systems. Through the subject, students will not only review principles and concepts of database systems but also develop knowledge of current DBMS support for Information Systems. Students will develop skills in techniques and tools to model, design, implement a database system and in addition acquire the ability to make informed DBMS selection from a critical appreciation of key database issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain and evaluate the fundamental theories and requirements that influence the design of modern database systems;
  • develop a database using the Entity Relation model and normalisation techniques;
  • create, implement and critically test and evaluate a database design;
  • explain and critically evaluate contemporary database system and database management issues;
  • analyse and critically evaluate database models and the background processes involved in queries and transactions.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (40%)
  • assignments (40%)
  • practical assessment items (10%)
  • midterm test (10%).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1500 CP2404

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 50 hours - Combined lectures; tutorials/workshops/practicals; lecturer-directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 50 hours - Combined lectures; tutorials/workshops/practicals; lecturer-directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 50 hours - Combined lectures; tutorials/workshops/practicals; lecturer-directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 50 hours - Combined lectures; tutorials/workshops/practicals; lecturer-directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 50 hours - Combined lectures; tutorials/workshops/practicals; lecturer-directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 50 hours - Combined lectures; tutorials/workshops/practicals; lecturer-directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 50 hours - Combined lectures; tutorials/workshops/practicals; lecturer-directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.