Course syllabus

Database Technology

EDAF75, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2020-03-30

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: C2
Elective for: BME4, D4-pv, D4-se, E4-pv, F4, F4-pv, I4-pvs, L4-gi, Pi4-pv
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course gives basic theoretical and practical knowledge about database systems and their organisation. The emphasis is on relational databases.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written examination. Compulsory course items: computer laboratory exercises, project. The final grade of the course is based on the result of the written examination.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0117. Name: Laboratory Work and Assignment.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: To qualify for a passing grade the laboratory exercises and the assignment must be completed.
Code: 0217. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. The final grade of the course is based on the examination.


Admission requirements:

Assumed prior knowledge: EDAA01 Programming - Second Course.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: EDA215, EDA636, EDAF20, EDA216

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Christian Söderberg,
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