The following data model is designed to hold information relating to Students, Student Courses and Tutors who deal with these students. For this scenario we need to define the following facts:
These facts define the requirements which the Database must meet and should be agreed between the Database User and the Database Designer prior to physical creation.
The draft facts have been defined as:
The Entities required should include:
The Entities are related as follows:
The design allows a Student to enroll on multiple Courses, with a Course having many Students enrolled upon it. The Student may be in contact with the Course Tutor many times using many different forms of Contact. A Tutor will deal with many contacts involving many Students.
When asking questions of the database we may need to know:
The following data model allows these questions to be answered and allows the information contained above to be stored logically and in a structured manner.
To view the model please go to: Relationships for Students, Courses and Tutors Data Model
Please download the data model relating to Relationships for Students, Courses and Tutors which is contained in the zipped up Microsoft Word document.