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Module Title Databases
SchoolComputer Science
Department Computer Science
Module Code 06 02525
Module Lead Dr A Kaban
Level Honours Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions May not be taken by anyone who has taken or is taking 06 21980 ICY Databases or 06 21923 Fundamentals: Databases.
Contact Hours Lecture-23 hours
Seminar-0 hours
Tutorial-0 hours
Project supervision-0 hours
Demonstration-0 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-11 hours
Supervised time in studio/workshop-0 hours
Fieldwork-0 hours
External Visits-0 hours
Work based learning-0 hours
Guided independent study-0 hours
Placement-0 hours
Year Abroad-0 hours
Exclusions none
Description The module begins with a large section on database implementation technology. Some of this is covered in lectures, some by directed reading. The technology covered is then applied to problems of performance tuning and physical data design. Finally a section on how relational databases fit in large scale web applications is presented.
Learning Outcomes To develop students' understanding of database technology; to provide an introduction to some areas of database research and development that are of significance to the research world and are now, or soon will be, impinging on the commercial world; to give a taste of what some research work is like in general and, particularly in the database field; to further develop skills in technical reading.
Assessment 02525-01 : Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (80%)
02525-02 : Continuous Assessment : Coursework (20%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 1.5 hour examination 80%, continuous assessment 20%. Supplementary: by exam only.
Other None
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