Database and Application Development (G6068)

15 credits, Level 3 (sub-degree)

Spring teaching

Gain an introduction to the main concepts behind databases and learn how to develop an application that uses a database.

You learn:

  • relational data analysis and database design
  • how to manipulate a contemporary database tool to meet user requirements
  • how to connect to a database server.

You also get experience of using a structured query language to extract and manipulate data.


50%: Lecture
50%: Practical (Laboratory)


100%: Coursework (Report, Test)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 44 hours of contact time and about 106 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: