• Deakin University

SIT772.1 Data, Information and Databases

Discovering the art of data, information and its management.

1,532 enrolled on this course

SIT772.1 Data, Information and Databases
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Find out more about the  degree

This course is the first of five in SIT772 - Database and Information Retrieval and part of the Cyber Security and Information Technology degrees, some of the first degrees to be offered on FutureLearn.

What topics will you cover?

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • define the difference between data and information
  • identify the difference between a traditional multiple-file system and a database

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students

Who will you learn with?

I'm a Senior Lecturer in the School of Information Technology, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. My areas of interest are cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, IoT.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021