Short Description

Gain a systems-based understanding of data, data modelling, storage, access, retrieval and protection.

You’ll learn to:

  • Understand the nature of data
  • Capture data, provide formal descriptions and represent data and its processing
  • Be conversant with emerging data exchange and database developments, such as big data, data mining, meta data and the semantic web
  • Critically review the migration towards cloud-based data storage in the context of its professional, legal and ethical implications
  • Practically demonstrate how programs and users can interact with databases through query languages