DETAILED COURSE CONTENT



Course Code :

COMT31142


Title :

Database Management Systems


Type/Status :

Compulsory

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This course is designed to provide further understanding of     database environment and complex areas in database applications development.
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:
  • explain the importance of Database management system in modern business world
  • identify different levels of database management architecture
  • prepare ER Diagrams using real world scenarios
  • develop databases using SQL and Microsoft Assess

Course Content : Data organization in traditional file environment, introduction to modern database environment, Database designing, Database trends, Management requirements for database systems, Database and the web, MS Access 2000 database development package, SQL language, Database components of VB, Developing database using SQL & VB.

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, Laboratory Works and Assignment

Scheme of Evaluation:

End Semester Examination, Assignments and Tests.

The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.


Recommended Readings: Hoffer, J.A., Prescott, M.B. & McFadden, F. R., (2007),     Modern Database Management, 8th Edition, Prentice Hall, India

Elmarsri R. and Navathe S.B., (2005) Fundamentals of Database Systems, 4th Edition. Pearson Education

Sliberschartz A, Korth H.F., and Sudarshan S., Database System Concepts,  Pearson Education