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Data Management

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: DIT032
Spring 2020
50% Day
Period: 20 January 2020 - 21 March 2020
2 Closed GU-28602
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course introduces the students to the role of data, information, and knowledge in software engineering. The course has two general themes: (1) fundamental concepts
related to data in software engineering; (2) basic principles of database systems as seen by users, application programmers and database administrators. The course introduces concepts and techniques related to working with data,information and knowledge, although the focus is mostly on data and information.Techniques related to extraction, representation, modeling, access, and visualization of data are discussed. The course then introduces the role of databases and database management systems, covering topics such as algebra and the relational database, logical and physical design of databases, and the use of SQL. This includes programming in SQL, from the perspective of a user querying or modifying an existing database, by a database designer, and by an application programmer invoking SQL from a host language. The course also highlights the difference between SQL and NoSQL and covers different data models such as XML, RDF, and JSON.

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Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: General entrance requirements for university studies and the Swedish upper secondary courses English B, Matematics C or English 6, Mathematics 3b/3c or equivalent.

Selection: Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %)

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 17 587 SEK
First payment: 17 587 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

E-post:, tel: 031-772 1071


Department of Computer Science and Engineering
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Rännvägen 6 B

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