School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Systems Analysis and Database Management SystemsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300977.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

About this Unit
The main purpose of this unit is to provide students with an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience of developing a business information system in a systematic way. This unit examines the general methodology of systems development life cycle, including different phases and various modeling techniques. The unit specialises in the development of a full systems analysis and design documentation by using system development methodologies, including data analysis and modeling methods. It extensively covers database design techniques where students will use a set of business rules obtained from requirements and use case analysis, and database implementation using a commercial database management system. At the same time, student learning, intercommunication and collaborative working skills are enhanced by student participation in tutorial presentations and group assignments.

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