Module Details

Module Code: DBMS C8023
Full Title Databases and Web Integration
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 5
Module Owner: Peter Gosling
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: The aim of this module is to give students an insight into developing data driven websites
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Design and build multi-table databases.
MLO2 Develop SQL queries to carry out secure and high performance database operations.
MLO3 Query and update a multi-table database by connecting to it through a website.
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
Database Development:
Applied Multi-table design and implementation; entity-relationship modelling; normalization; table constraints; DDL;
SQL Query Development
Develop multi-table DML statements; basic database administration; views and indexing for security and performance;
Client-Server Scripting:
Server-Side Scripting - PHP (GET and POST ; working with MySQL; looping through arrays; testing and debugging; control statements; working with strings, dates and numbers, server-side validation); importing data from Excel.
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 40
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 9 Learning Outcome 1,2
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Assess students ability to design and build a database for a problem area and develop queries against the database.
Assessment Type Project % of Total Mark 60
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Students will be required to build a website that integrates their knowledge of client- and server-side web development. The project will focus on how well the student integrates their knowledge of client- and server-side web development linking to a back-end multi-table database. Students will be marked on both their code and their performance in an interview.
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 40
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 9 Learning Outcome 1,2
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Assess students ability to design and build a database for a problem area and develop queries against the database.
Assessment Type Project % of Total Mark 60
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Sem 2 End Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Students will be required to build a website that integrates their knowledge of client- and server-side web development. The project will focus on how well the student integrates their knowledge of client- and server-side web development linking to a back-end multi-table database. Students will be marked on both their code and their performance in an interview.
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.
Reassessment Description
Students will be required to build a website that integrates their knowledge of client- and server-side web development. The project will focus on how well the student integrates their knowledge of client- and server-side web development linking to a back-end multi-table database. Students will be marked on both their code and their documented report.

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 Two two-hour labwork sessions Every Week 3.00 3
Directed Reading Non Contact Student exercises and reading Every Week 3.00 3
Independent Study Non Contact Student research on various topics in the indicative content Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Practical Contact One three-hour labwork session Every Week 3.00 3
Directed Reading Non Contact Student exercises and reading Every Week 3.00 3
Independent Study Non Contact Student research on various topics in the indicative content Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Joel Murach, Ray Harris. (2017), Murach's PHP and MySQL, 3rd. Mike Murach and Associates, Inc., USA, [ISBN: 9781943872381].
  • Anne Boehm, Zak Ruvalcaba. (2018), HTML5 & CSS3, 4th. Murach, USA, [ISBN: 978-1-943872].
  • Carlos Coronel, Peter Rob, Keeley Crockett. (2013), Database Systems, Fundamentals of Design, Implementation and Management, 2nd. Cengage Learning, EMEA, Hampshire, UK, [ISBN: 9781404048634].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
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