Credit Points: 20
Workload: 60 contact hours
Campus: Melbourne, Sydney
This is a core unit out of a total of 6 units in the Graduate Diploma of Networking (GDNet) and 12 units in the Master of Networking (MNet) in the non-cognate stream. This unit addresses the GDNet and MNet course learning outcomes and complements other courses in a related field by developing students’ specialised knowledge in network fundamentals data and information management. For further course information refer to: http://www.mit.edu.au/study-with-us/programs/graduate-diploma-networking and http://www.mit.edu.au/study-with-us/programs/master-networking. This unit is part of the AQF level 8 (GDNet) and AQF level 9 (MNet) courses.
Network data is a valuable corporate asset and its effective management can be vital to an organisation’s success. This unit introduces the concepts of fundamental networking, and the application of database management systems in managing data and information assets of an organisation. This unit covers the key areas of data management, including database development and corporate data modelling.
An introduction to the concepts and issues relating to data warehousing, governance, administration, security and privacy and alternative database structures are presented. The unit concentrates upon building a firm foundation in information representation, organisation and storage with particular emphasis upon the application of database systems.
This unit will cover the following topics:
On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Learning Outcomes Assessed
|Laboratory and Problem Based Learning participation & submission||a-e*||10%|
|Final Examination (2 hours)||a-e*||40%|
*refer to learning outcomes above.
MIT is committed to ensure the course is current, practical and relevant so that graduates are “work ready” and equipped for life-long learning. In order to accomplish this, the MIT Graduate Attributes identify the required knowledge, skills and attributes that prepare students for the industry.
The level to which Graduate Attributes covered in this unit are as follows:
|Ability to communicate||Independent and Lifelong Learning||Ethics||Analytical and Problem Solving||Cultural and Global Awareness||Teamwork Cooperation, Participation and Leadership||Specialist knowledge of a field of study|
|The standard is covered by theory and practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students always play an active role, e.g. workshops, lab submissions, assignments, demonstrations, tests, examinations|
|The standard is covered by theory or practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students mostly play an active role, e.g. discussions, reading, intepreting documents, tests, examinations|
|The standard is discussed in theory or practice; it is addressed by assessed activities in which the students may play an active role, e.g. lectures and discussions, reading, interpretation, workshops, presentations|
|The standard is presented as a side issue in theory or practice; it is not specifically assessed, but it is addressed by activities such as lectures or tutorials|
|The standard is not considered, there is no theory or practice or activities associated with this standard|