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Swinburne University of Technology
This online unit will give you an understanding of relational databases, with a particular focus on data modelling and conceptual database knowledge. You will gain the practical skills to develop a simple automated personal database update and retrieval system in order to solve a problem.
The unit covers a broad range of topics, placing theoretical knowledge in practical scenarios. You will learn about the importance of database security and recovery, and the integral role of the database administrator. You will gain skills to evaluate database management systems, and be introduced to structured query language and its function in manipulating and managing a database. The unit also explores advanced database concepts.
Database Concepts and Modelling is provided by Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology. Upon completion, you will understand the goals, functions and applications of databases, as well as their social impact. You will also have the practical skills to develop a working relational database.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed the following unit:
To enrol in this unit, you must have successfully completed the following unit:
In this Database Concepts and Modelling unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit is an elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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