INF2007F - Applying Database Principles

12 credits at NQF level 6

Entry Requirements:

INF1003F or equivalent, or INF1003F as co-requisite. Students cannot be credited for this course and CSC2001F.

Course Outline:

The course introduces students to database concepts, advanced database design and implementation and new developments in the database field. These are core skills which I.S. professionals require throughout their careers. There is a strong practical component to the course, where students will be taught the practical aspects of designing, implementing and using databases. This course explores different database architectures and design approaches, data modelling techniques, data dictionaries, database implementation, database security and administration. The concepts are applicable to any development context, and the workshops ensure the students are able to apply this theory to real world applications.