CS3402 - Database Systems

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24, Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course is aimed at equipping students with the knowledge of database design, as well as, the ability to use database management systems in an effective manner.  The course will also provide an insight into database management techniques and concepts, namely, indexing, query optimization, transactions, concurrency control, and database recovery.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information