Specialisation Course in Database Technology

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • achieve in-depth insight into key issues in contemporary research in database technology.

Skills

Based on a scientific article in the course's central themes, the student should be able to:

  • give a clear and understandable presentation of the article's key issues, including its premises, problem(s), theory, methods, results and conclusions
  • explain relevant / key theories, methods, and arguments presented in the article

Competences

Based on a scientific article in the course's central themes, the student should be able to:

  • relate the theories, methods, and results presented in the article to the course topics
  • assess the proposed solutions, results and/or conclusions of the article as well as assess their qualities and practicality and put them into perspective.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized according to the general teaching methods for the education, cf. chapter 3

Extent and expected workload

It is expected that the student uses 30 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 150 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examSpecialisation Course in Database Technology
Type of exam
Oral exam
The student gives a lecture of 30 minutes on a defined scientific subject area (typically in the form of an article) in relation to issues addressed in the course. The selection of subject area and the framing of the task to each student are made by the course lecturer, usually in consultation with the student's project supervisor. The student is given 7 days of preparation. After the lecture, the examiner and censor can ask questions related to the student's presentation of the theme. This does not normally exceed 10 minutes.
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAre stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Additional information

Contact: The Study board for Computer Science at cs-sn@cs.aau.dk or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titleSpecialiseringskursus i databaseteknologi
Module codeDSNDATFK303
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Computer Science
DepartmentDepartment of Computer Science
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design