Course Title: Identify physical database requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4197

Course Title: Identify physical database requirements

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program Administration - Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course requires students to create a physical database using a data dictionary and design specifications. This course is co-delivered with ICAU3126A and ICAU1129A.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course is taught and assessed with the competencies Operate a Word Processing Application (ICAU1129A) and Use Advanced Features of Computer Applications (ICAU3126A) None

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAB4060A Identify physical database requirements


1.  Identify database scope

2.  Identify database requirements

3.  Identify security requirements

4.  See client feedback and approval

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to design and modify database information for specific purposes.

Overview of Assessment

Students are to develop a Portfolio of documents which will include ten (10) examples of  work.