University of Technology Sydney

31271 Database Fundamentals

6cp; Forms of attendance, mode of delivery and assessment requirements in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. Consequently, the Subject Outline information for this subject has changed. Details of the changes are published in an addendum to the Subject Outline which is available on UTSOnline/Canvas.
Requisite(s): 48023 Programming Fundamentals OR 37171 Introduction to Programming for Mathematics OR 48430 Fundamentals of C Programming OR 41039 Programming 1
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
Recommended studies:

it is assumed that students are familiar with basic system analysis concepts and have basic software skills


Undergraduate

Description

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.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus


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Fee information

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Access conditions

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