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Database Systems IV - IRM4717

Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to equip students with adequate knowledge, and competencies to design, implement and manage centralized and distributed database systems in terms of administration, security, transactions, concurrency, performance, and decision support. Moreover, qualifying students are expected to differentiate between various database implementation alternatives and interactions. This module provides fundamental and required knowledge, which will support further studies and applications in the sector of Computer Science and Information systems, in the field of Database Management Systems as part of either Bachelor of Science degree in Computing or Informatics or the Bachelor of Commerce degree with Informatics as major. These competencies therefore contribute to the development of competitive Information Technology practitioners who have strong technical skills of designing, implementing and managing single and distributed database systems.