Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2023-24

Foundations of Databases is a basic course that develops concepts presented in Programming and Mathematics, and introduces the basics of databases, critical to the effective and efficient management software , including development and many other areas benefiting from its power and versatility.

It is also the first subject that opens the way to Multimedia Database Design ( 2nd year ) and, in general , to all subsequent courses dealing with design and manage the storage of large volumes of information and its integration into the structure company .



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

UA Basic Transversal Competences

  • CT1 : Foreign language skills.
  • CT2 : Computer and information technology skills.
  • CT3 : Oral and written communication skills.


Specific Competences:>>Specific

  • C1 : Develop, maintain, administrate and evaluate multimedia services that satisfy all user requirements and behave reliably and efficiently while complying with quality standards.
  • C10 : Select and manage platforms to support multimedia content from its creation to its distribution and consumption.
  • C13 : Understand and know how to use persistent storage technology and multimedia information methods, especially files and databases, to obtain information systems that satisfy requirements efficiently.
  • C16 : Create, design and evaluate man-computer interfaces that guarantee accessibility and usability.
  • C22 : Guarantee acceptable quality levels (performance, security, continuity, integrity, reliability) when distributing and storing multimedia content.
  • C6 : Identify, manage, integrate and implant systems and infrastructures for the distribution, storage and support of multimedia content.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2023-24

  • Know and apply techniques for persistent storage.
  • Knowing and applying the basics of designing a database that reflects an information system .
  • Know how to develop and maintain systems for basic relational databases.





Code: 21008
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught