Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||INFORMATION AND DATABASE MANAGEMENT|
|Module Short Title|
|Contact Hours||One semester, One 3 hr lecture/lab per week|
|Module Personnel||Joe McBride|
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
This module equips students with the skills to analyse information structures and design data architectures. Students explore a variety of storage models and techniques but focus mainly on the relational database. Students are taken through the full database life cycle and full embrace the areas of Entity-Relational modelling, normalisation and SQL. Students also learn about fundamental database management issues such as integrity, security and recovery. The module also covers the wider database arena such as distributed databases, data warehousing and object oriented databases.
|Recommended Reading List|
Coronel , R. (2007) Database Systems (Design, Implementation & Management) (7th Ed.), Thomson, ISBN 9781418836504.
All of above assessment details are yet to be confirmed.
|Academic Year of Data||2014/15|