Module Details

Module Code: DBMS C7007
Full Title: Database Development
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 5
Module Owner:: Stephen Larkin
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: Students completing this module will understand and be able to apply database design techniques. They will have designed and implemented a database system and carried out data manipulation and data definition statements.
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Apply database design techniques.
MLO2 Explain the Relational Model and apply Relational Integrity Rules.
MLO3 Construct Data Manipulation Statements.
MLO4 Construct Data Definition Statements.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Module Indicative Content
The Relational Data Model
History, Mathematical Relations, Relational Algebra; ANSI-SPARC Database Schema
Database Analysis and Design
Database Development Process (Conceptual, Logical, Physical); Data Redundancy and Update Anomalies; Functional Dependencies, Identification of Primary Key; Normalisation Process (up to Third Normal Form)
Integrity Constraints - Definition and Application
Nulls, Entity, Referential, Domain, General/Business
SQL: Data Manipulation
Simple Queries, Sorting, Aggregate Functions; Grouping, Subqueries; Simple Joins; Update, Insert, Delete
SQL: Data Definition
Creating and Managing Tables; Required Data, Domain Constraints, General Constraints; Entity Integrity, Referential Integrity Application; Creating and using Sequences; Views and Access Control
SQL: Functions
Using Character and Number functions; Data and conversion functions
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 8 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Practical Lab Test
Assessment Type Multiple Choice Questions % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
n/a
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 50
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Group Project
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 8 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Practical Lab Test
Assessment Type Multiple Choice Questions % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
n/a
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 50
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Group Project
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Practical Contact   Every Week 4.00 4
Directed Reading Non Contact   Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Practical Contact No Description Every Week 4.00 4
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 
Module Resources
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Connolly, Thomas & Begg, Carolyn. (2015), Database Systems, 6th. Pearson, [ISBN: 1292061189].
  • Stephen Morris, Peter Rob, Carlos Coronel, Keeley Crocket. (2013), Database Principles: Fundamentals of Design, Implementations and Management, 2nd. Cengage Learning, Inc, [ISBN: 140806636X].
  • Tim Gorman. (2014), Beginning Oracle SQL, 3rd. Apress, [ISBN: 9781430265566].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources