Please refer to the return to campus page for more information on these delivery modes and students who can enrol in each mode based on their location.
There are no prescribed texts for this subject.
Recommended texts and other resources
Hoffer et al. “Modern Database Management” – 9th , 10th , 12th or 12th edition.
- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject is delivered in 3 hour classes. Each class will be made up of a combination of lectures, discussions and computer laboratory based learning. Outside class, students will study the practice of database implementation and usage and are encouraged to install and use a DBMS on their own computer as part of the course.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Whilst there is no single text for this subject, students would be encouraged to utilize one of the many Database textbooks available, there are a number of these in the Library. Additional readings will be made available as necessary via the LMS.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
This subject is one of the building blocks for most careers in IT. A database makes the management of information possible and is one of the most prominently used technologies within all organisations.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Biostatistics Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Ph.D.- Engineering Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics Course Master of Data Science Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing Specialisation (formal) Spatial Specialisation (formal) Computing
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 5 September 2021