Courses & Units

Data Management Technology KIT712

Hobart, Launceston


This unit is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts necessary for the analysis, design, use and implementation of a relational database management system for the management of data in modern organisations. Students will develop skills in planning, designing, and implementing a data model using an enterprise-scale relational database system (Oracle and/or Microsoft). This unit is designed for students to extend their programming abilities in developing relatively large database applications. Topics covered include the principal aspects of database development and applications, advanced queries to populate, retrieve, and update data, database programming with triggers, procedures and functions. This unit also introduces students to the principles and practice of administering enterprise-level database systems. Topics include database architecture; DBMS installation and configuration issues; user management and database security, back-up and recovery; and DBA tools.


Unit name Data Management Technology
Unit code KIT712
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Information & Communication Technology

Saurabh Garg

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 029999

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Teaching Pattern

1hr lecture with associated 2 hr readings, 2hr tutorial, 3hr lecture in weeks 1, 13


40% 2-hr exam, 60% in-semester (4 assignments/tests worth 10% each, Quizzes worth 20%)

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