Databases and Web Interfaces

Module code: CO2102
Module co-ordinator: TBC

In this module, you will:

  • Explain the basic techniques involved in the protocol stack, web development, data organisation, storage and retrieval based on the relational database model
  • Implement, maintain, and query simple databases using database management system software MySQL . Describe and overview key database functionalities and queries
  • Create static web pages using HTML, CSS and Javascript; and dynamic web pages with content obtained from a database
  • Describe and overview security issues such as unauthorised or denial of access, and data leakage or data loss
  • Illustrate software bugs that lead to security issues such as unauthorised access, and data and performance loss

Learning

  • 24 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of tutorials
  • 16 hours of supervised time in lab/studio/workshop
  • 102 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Coursework (40%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (60%)