This 5-credit module is intended to introduce students to data design and modelling using a database technology in the context of the business environment.
have a knowledge and understanding of the relational model and relational database design techniques;
have an understanding of the usefulness of database systems in an SME environment;
contribute to the design, implementation, and operation of a database management system typical to the business sector.
plan and design a database using Entity Relationship Modelling
normalise a set of entities
discuss data integrity and security concepts