Course

Relational Database Systems


Course code BIT795

This online course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of relational databases and the skills required for developing a database to meet specified requirements.  You will undertake a variety of practical exercises enabling them to apply the concepts and techniques associated with designing, building and managing databases. 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 7  
    Credits 30 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.25  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1, 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $1,248 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $3,853 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Critically evaluate and discuss issues of database design, development, administration and management in the context of information systems and IT
  • Model E-R data using a relational model representation 
  • Apply data modelling techniques using a Computer-Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tool
  • Apply the functions of Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Systematically develop, implement, test and document a database solution to suit the information requirements of an enterprise

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed via three assignments.

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete  this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.