DAT702 - Introduction to Databases

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Subject Title
Introduction to Databases

Subject Description

Through theoretical lectures, hands-on laboratory exercises and group project work, students will
learn to work with Database Management Systems such as MySQL and SQL Server. Students will
gain knowledge of the various components of a Relational Database Management System. Students
will learn how to use Structured Query Language (SQL) to query data and manage a database.

Credit Status
1 Credit in the CNS/CTY Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Create and maintain Databases and Tables

2. Use SQL to interact with Tables in a Database

3. Design and implement a simple Databases

4. Perform Database Table Normalization

5. Construct a variety of SQL queries

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