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IS5102 Database Management Systems

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 11
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

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.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Optional for all Postgraduate Programmes within the School of Computer Science. Optional for Applied Statistics and Datamining MSc programme.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:Lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes.

Assessment pattern

Postgraduate Assessment :2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = 60%


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