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,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020

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 Studies\Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

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

Group Assessment

Students to include a group equity statement together with their name and student number on the bottom of the assessment cover sheet stating that all students have contributed equally to the group assessment task. 


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.