ICY: Databases

School of Computer Science

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences


Code 21980

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Module description

The module will explore some of the fundamentals of databases. Topics will include: relational theory,
relational algebra, query languages, data design. The necessary mathematical background will be
developed alongside its application in databases. Students will be introduced to an existing database

Teaching and learning methods

2 hrs lectures/tutorials per week (plus 22 hours of assisted labs)