University of Technology Sydney

31271 Database Fundamentals

6cp; 3hpw
Requisite(s): 48023 Programming Fundamentals OR 37171 Introduction to Programming OR 48430 Fundamentals of C Programming OR 41039 Programming 1
Anti-requisite(s): 31061 Database Principles AND 31474 Database Fundamentals AND 31487 Database Management Systems AND 32606 Database
Recommended studies:

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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