Course Title: Database Design and Development

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Database Design and Development

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ISYS2038

City Campus

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

Course Coordinator: Dr Yee Ling Boo

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5694

Course Coordinator Email: yeeling.boo@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.09.65

Course Coordinator Availability: Please check with course coordinator


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 None


Course Description

This course provides strategies that enable you to develop an understanding of the concepts, terminology and processes as they relate to business information systems. This knowledge is then used to design, develop and implement a database system.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Draw on skills associated with analysing, designing, and developing databases to critically analyse and synthesis a creative and effective solution to a business problem.
  2. Demonstrate the use and application of theoretical concepts to create a prototype database system that incorporates integrity and usability considerations using various software tools.
  3. Design, develop, implement, and manage a prototype database by selecting and applying appropriate data-modelling and database development editing tools
  4. Demonstrate and apply basic principles and concepts for programming by enhancing database applications.
  5. Manage the implementation and use of a database, as part of the information infrastructure, in an organisation


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT/Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 25%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3

Assessment Task 2: 25%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Final Examination: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.