units

FIT5059

Faculty of Information Technology

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

print version

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

To find units available for enrolment in the current year, you must make sure you use the indexes and browse unit tool in the current edition of the Handbook.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Evening)
Gippsland First semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2013 (Day)

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

Outcomes

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)

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs laboratory/wk

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

(FIT9004 or FIT9017) and (FIT9003 or FIT9019)
Knowledge of relational database principles, including SQL.

Prohibitions

BUS5410, BUS4410

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