Preliminary

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Database Development CIT
731
Preliminary
Main Objective
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The objective of this course is to design
and construct a well-structured and
secure database.
And also to create a relational database
schema based on a conceptual model
and any other data storage
requirements otherwise identified
Learning Outcome
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At the end of the course the student will be
able to:
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Ability to design and construct a wellstructured and secure database
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Ability to create a relational database
schema based on a conceptual model and
any other data storage requirements
otherwise identified
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Ability to document database structures
including tables, fields, and indexes
according to standards
Assessment
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Assessment of this cause will involve:
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Assignment and lab works which will weigh 10
marks
Two tests:
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Test 1 will weigh 15 marks
Test 2 will weigh 15 marks
A total of 40 Marks will be given for Course
Work assessment.
Final exam will carry 60 marks.
Recommended Readings
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Thomas M. Connolly and Carolyn E. Begg
(2002), Database Systems: A Practical
Approach to Design, Implementation, and
Management, 3rd Edition, Addison-Wesley,
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Harlow England.
2. Ramez Elmasri and Shamkant B. Navathe
(2003), Fundamentals of Database Systems,
3rd Edition, Pearson Education Inc. Limited,
New Delhi
3. Gelard V. Post (2002), Database
Management System: Designing and Building
Business Applications, Tata McGraw-Hill
Publishing Company Limited, New Delhi.
Other
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Material notices and other information
about this course will be available at my
website:
www.ifm.ac.tz/staff/bajuna/courses/

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