ID202912 - Data modeling and database applications


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 100/100 F

Course content

- The subject's history
- Terminology
- Relational Database Systems: data modeling, design, realization
- Normalization
- Structured Query Language
- Table definition and data manipulation
- Advanced query techniques 
- Database Server: components, architecture, installation, configuration and administration
- Database Security
- Software interfaces to relational databases
- Object-relational mapping
- Basic interaction design

Learning outcome

Learning outcomes - Knowledge:

the subject's history
central concepts of database systems development
planning of a good database structure
relational database management systems: data modeling, design, realization
SQL scripting
database server; components, architecture, installation, configuration and administration
authorization and authentication
software interfaces to relational databases
object-relational mapping

Learning outcomes - Skills:

data modeling
SQL scripting
database management

Learning outcomes - Competance:

Plan and execute a project in accordance with good practice
Communicate orally and in writing about topics of the course, with both an academic and a non-academic audience
Reflect on legislation relating to data storage
Discuss and reflect on the subject's topics and share knowledge with others

Learning methods and activities

Pedagogical methods:
Lectures, exercises and project work. The subject requires a high personal effort.   

Mandatory requirements:
Project application and project reporting in accordance with established deadlines. Further provision on minimum content, requirements and deadlines regarding the project is given by the lecturer at study start. The project shall be submitted and approved before an exam may be taken.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

Oral exam based on the project and the subject theme.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Engineering - Computer Science (004DA)

Course materials

To be announced at semester start.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2019

Language of instruction: -

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of ICT and Natural Sciences



Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 F 2019-12-16
Room Building Number of candidates
A434 Hovedbygget 0
Spring UTS Oral examination 100/100 F 2020-05-04
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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