Course Title: Model data objects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Model data objects

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Chandra Nannegari

Course Contact Phone: 9925 1657

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course deals with Data modelling and the emphasis is:

  • To provide students with deeper knowledge of the development process for database modelling which includes the understanding of functional dependencies, ER diagrams and normal forms for complex scenarios.

The knowledge gained also encompasses an understanding of the requirements of a client, identifying target environment in relation to client requirements, validation of data model and feeding back the recommendations into modelling process.

Further a document is created to understand validation process and its outcome in its concise form.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Model Preferred Solutions ICAITAD046A COSC5731C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITAD153A Model data objects


Entities and relationships are identified

Model is validated

Scope and functionality of database is determined

Tables are developed

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises and practical tests. Students are advised that they maybe be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Final examination optional for RMIT grading purposes only.