Certificate Level 3 in Database Administration

Mode of Study

Campus Learning

The certificate in Database Administration is a one year programme and is a Level 3 programme, at Botho University. There are two semesters in the programme.

The students enrolled in this programme will study the basics of computer activities, design and develop entity relationship diagrams, creating database and tables, querying a database, develop scripts and functions, create restrictions access and modifications through triggers using SQL Server 2012.

They also learn about how to create, configure and delete a database using client and administrative tools, Examine Oracle net services and perform the server-side, client-side and shared server configuration, create tablespaces and Datafiles, Create Tables and indexes, views and Indexes, Implement the Loading and Unloading the Data from the externals sources using Oracle 12C.

Programme details: The programme consists of core modules as listed below.

Recommended full-time study path: 1 year

Year Sem Module Credits
Year 1 Sem 1 C3 - FCO - 15: Fundamentals of Computers 20
D4 - ESE - 15: English for Employability 20
C3 - DBF - 15: Database Fundamentals 20
Sem 2 C3 - DB1 - 15: Database Administration I 30
C3 - DB2 - 15: Database Administration II 30

Total: 120 Credits


Admission Criteria:

Senior secondary school leaving certificate such as BGCSE, LGCSE or equivalent Candidates above 25 years with at least 5 years of work experience, of which at least 2 years must be at Level 4 equivalent may be considered under mature entry criteria.