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FIT5059

Faculty of Information Technology

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Gour Karmakar

Synopsis

This unit is designed for students who wish to extend their programming abilities in developing relatively large database applications. An integrated system of significant size will be developed using the current industry standard software. Topics covered include the principal aspects of database development and applications, advanced queries, customising forms and professional reporting, business graphics, importing and exporting data, internet applications, debugging and error-handling security and system documentation

Objectives

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  • create a database system for practical application utilising forms, reports and graphics;
  • understand the principal aspects of setting up a complete database application system;
  • write complex queries using database query language;
  • experience group work in building a complex database application system;
  • produce a database system of professional quality.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor David Taniar

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs laboratory/wk

Prerequisites

For MAIT students: FIT9019 and FIT9030 and either FIT9004 or FIT9017
For all other students: FIT9003 and either FIT9004 or FIT9017
Knowledge of relational database principles, including SQL.

Prohibitions

BUS5410, BUS4410

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/units/fit5059