Advanced Database Technologies

National University of Ireland, Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Database Technologies

  • Host University

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Computer Info Systems, Computer Science, Information Technologies, Management of Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Any foundation course on Databases

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    The objective of the course is to extend the students? understanding of software program design and development in fourth generation languages and/or relational database management systems
    (RDBMS); for example, Microsoft Access, ORACLE/SQL. The course syllabus may include the following topics: introduction to database theory; relational databases; database design; structured query language; database development using RDBMS software, such as Microsoft Access or ORACLE/SQL; transaction processing; data security; distributed computing; client/server and enterprise computing; object-oriented databases; current and emerging issues.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.