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31271 Database Fundamentals

Requisite(s): 48023 Programming Fundamentals OR 37171 Introduction to Programming for Mathematics OR 48430 Fundamentals of C Programming
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 31061 Database Principles AND 31474 Database Fundamentals AND 31487 Database Management Systems AND 32606 Database
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It is assumed that students are familiar with basic system analysis concepts and have basic software skills.



This subject introduces students to the fundamentals of effective database systems. Students are taught how data is structured and managed in an organisation in a way that can be used effectively by applications and users. They also learn to use the language SQL for effective data retrieval and modification. This subject teaches students to appreciate the significance and challenges of good database design and management, which underpin the development of functional software applications.

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Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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