- Three small, practical, database-related assignments (10% each; Total 30%) completed individually, requiring approximately 30-35 hours of work per student, equivalent 4000 words, due in weeks 5, 7 and 11. Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 1 to 3 are addressed in the assignments.
- One 1-hour written, closed-book examination held at the middle of the semester (10%). ILOs 1 to 2 are addressed in the mid-semester examination.
- One 2-hour written, closed-book examination held during the final examination period (60%). ILOs 1 to 5 are addressed in the final examination.
Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, students must obtain:
- at least 50% (15/30) in assignments
- at least 50% (35/70) in the mid-semester test and end of semester written examination combined.