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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)V Stamatov, Z Liu


Information systems, database, data management systems; hierarchical, network, relational models and object oriented databases. Navigating, querying and working with databases. Database design and management. Creating databases, customised forms, tables and reports. Data analysis and applications with macros. Integration of databases with engineering and business applications. Programming with Microsoft Access. Data object classes, error handling and addition of graphics. Data security and quality. Web-enabled systems design and client/server architecture for database systems. Large scale databases and data warehouses. SQL as a standard for database querying.


Assignments: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mark Thompson

Contact hours

6 hours contact time (usually 3 hours lectures and 3 hours practice sessions or laboratories)and 6 hours of private study per week


Must have passed 72 credit points including ENG1060