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 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 database system. 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 DBA tools.


Unit name Data Management Technology
Unit code KIT712
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator Doctor Saurabh Garg
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate


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


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate, critically analyse and compare alternative techniques and data models for designing databases
  • Adapt and apply techniques and processes for designing, implementing and administering an enterprise level relational database
  • Design sophisticated SQL queries to efficiently retrieve information from relational databases
  • Identify data storage and retrieval issues with current trends and advances in database technologies
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
029999 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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KIT502 OR KIT506


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