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
    2018 :  
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2018 to start 2 Jul 2018
    Trimester 3 enrol by 21 Oct 2018 to start 29 Oct 2018
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Trimester 2 & 3 2018 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
    2018 :  
    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

What you need to know about this course

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.