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Databases (5 cr)

Code: 5051264-3004

General information


01.06.2022 - 28.08.2022


05.09.2022 - 22.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Engineering and Business


Kupittaa Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Information and Communication Technology
  • Degree Programme in Information and Communications Technology


  • Tiina Ferm

Teacher in charge

Tiina Ferm


  • 09.12.2022 12:00 - 16:00, Harjoitukset, Tietokannat 5051264-3004


After completing the course the student is able to:
- understand different types of databases and evaluate their feasibility for different purposes.
- plan and implement a database based on requirements and search and modify data in the database
- use at least one well-known database management system
- describe database management tasks


- Different types of databases
- Definition, planning and implementation of databases
- SQL basics
- Database administration with DBMS
- Management principles for databases


course material in itslearning

Teaching methods

learning by doing

International connections

Weekly topics are handled with
- lecture
- examples
- assessed network exercises
- db excercise

Completion alternatives

The complete course can be completed with an exam. The date will be agreed upon during the first lesson.

Student workload

lessons and rehearsals 45h
assessed network exercises 45h
DB exercises 45h

Content scheduling

Using a database (QBE, SQL)
Planning and implementing a database (entity analysis, ER model, DB structure model, populating a database)

Evaluation scale


Assessment methods and criteria

Every exercise is worth 5 points, max 100
Points are cumulative and have no weight.
Only exercises returned in time are evaluated.

Assessment criteria, fail (0)

< 40% or ( 40/100 points)

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1-2)

40 - 59%

Assessment criteria, good (3-4)

60 - 79%

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

>90% grade5 and 6 credits