Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Spreadsheet and Database Systems for Data Processing
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Class req (2 credits)
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Ľuboš Čirka, PhD.
Name of lecturer(s):
J. Holaza, J. Vargan (2023/2024 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka, M. Mojto (2022/2023 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2021/2022 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2020/2021 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2019/2020 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2018/2019 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2017/2018 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2016/2017 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2015/2016 – Winter)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students know fundamentals of creating and using of databases in Microsoft Access. They are able to design and create basic database objects (tables, forms, queries, and reports). Students have learned basic SQL statements for creating queries. They have knowledge of the principles of database normalization. Students have knowledge of treatment of numerical, text, and other data in tables of MS Excel. They are able to design and use Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts.
Prerequisites for registration:
Course contents:
Introduction to relational databases
MS Access and MySQL
Database design
Database normalization (1NF, 2NF, 3NF, ...)
Table creation (fields, data types, indexes, field properties, update)
Forms and their elements
Basics of SQL
Simple practical application using database
Data processing in a spreadsheet editor (MS Excel)
Data processing function
Pivot tables and pivot charts
Recommended or required reading:
  • KOFLER, M. Mistrovství v MySQL 5. Brno : Computer Press, 2007. 805 s. ISBN 978-80-251-1502-2.
  • MASLAKOWSKI, M. Naučte se MySQL za 21 dní. Praha : Computer Press, 2001. 478 s. ISBN 80-7226-448-6.
  • LIENGME, B V. A guide to microsoft Excel for scientists and engineers. London : Arnold, 1997. 207 s. ISBN 0-340-69265-0.
  • LEVIE, R D. Advanced Excel for Scientific Data Analysis. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004. 615 s. ISBN 0-19-515275-1.
  • STINSON, C. – DODGE, M. Mistrovství v Microsoft Office Excel 2007. Brno : Computer Press, 2008. 936 s. ISBN 978-80-251-1980-8.
  • ŠEDOVÁ, H. Access 2007 nejen pro školy. ČR: Computer Media, 2010. 192 s. ISBN 978-80-7402-038-4.
  • CHURCHER, C. Beginning Database Design: From Novice to Professional. New York: Apress, 2012. 252 s. ISBN 978-1-4302-4209-3.
  • MACDONALD, M. Access 2007: The Missing Manual. 1005 Gravenstein Higway North, Sebastopol, CA 95472: O'Reilly Media, 2006. 752 s. ISBN 978-0-596-52760-0.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
The course contains 13 seminars, each taking 2 hours.
Assesment methods and criteria:
individual work
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
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