Course Brief

The aims of this course are to introduce database concepts and the use of relational database systems. This module by contrast emphasises implementation issues of relational database systems, and provides an insight into some of the recent developments in database technology.

  • This course is offered in 90 hours

On completing this course successfully you will be able to:

Critically evaluate the concepts and tools of the relational database management system.

Investigate and analyse the data requirements for a database system design.

Manipulate data and database objects through the use of SQL.

Design and build a database management system that satisfies relational theory and provides users with business queries, business forms, and business reports.

Basic relational database concepts; Use normalisation to design database tables; Reporting and querying data; Restricting, sorting, and grouping data; Understanding Oracle database functions; Transactional processing; Creating database objects; Server side coding: stored procedures and functions, database triggers; Error processing and troubleshooting; Main concepts of building user interface using APEX.

Practical – 50% – Practical development of a database application and supporting documentation.
Examination – 50%

  • Computing and Information Systems Top-up degree

    The University of Greenwich BSc Computing and Information Systems top-up degree is professionally accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Engineering Institution for Information Systems Engineering, and recognised by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago.

    This IT degree aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry. The courses have been designed in conjunction with both the local and international industry, and are continually monitored to ensure they match the needs of this exciting but fast changing industry.

    It is an excellent programme for Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Higher National Diploma holders who are ready to earn a bachelors degree in the field of Information Technology.

    The assessment criteria are predominantly assignment based, providing many real life problems which require solutions. Graduating students often tend to create a portfolio of work which proves to be a valuable asset.

    In order to obtain the BSc. (Hons) Computing and Information Systems degree, students will pursue -

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    • Final Year (Top-up)
    • Accredited by the British Computer Society (Global Recognition and Portability)
    • Multiple Modes of Delivery (Full/Part Time)
    • Multiple Campuses
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