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CP5633 - Database Modelling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (30%) - Individual
  • Assignments - (40%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (30%) - Individual.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1500 CP2404

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Dr Cue Nguyen.
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 24-Jun-2021
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Dr Cue Nguyen.
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Mr Sion Hui Tian.
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Mr Sion Hui Tian.
Workload expectations:

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

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

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Dr Chao Chen.
Workload expectations:

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

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

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours online workshops
  • 50 hours online content - Combined lectures; tutorials/workshops/practicals; lecturer-directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.