Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 11
This module introduces the core principles and techniques required in the design and implementation of database systems. With a focus on relational database management systems, topics include database design theory; E-R modelling; data definition and manipulation languages; database security and administration. There is a significant practical element to the module, which will require students to build and manipulate a database.
Weekly contact: Lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes.
Scheduled learning hours: 0
Guided independent study hours: 0
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = 60%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%