Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After the course you understand the role of conceptual modeling in managing data, and know the commonly used database modeling and querying languages. You can design simple databases and write queries.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 03.09.2020 - 03.09.2020

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Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Basic concepts and methods in database systems. Relational databases: relational algebra, UML-design, Basic concepts and methods in database systems. Relational databases: relational algebra, UML-design, normalization and SQL.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Final examination and programming assignments.

Workload
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures 24h, teaching in small groups 12h, project work 45h, independent work 47h.

DETAILS

Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Ullman, Widom: A First Course in Database Systems, Third Edition. Pearson.

Prerequisites
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    CS-A1110 Programming 1 or CS-A1111/CS-A1113 Basic Course in Programming Y1.

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