University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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Sugunamalar Vijayaratnam

Assistant Professor, Director International Summer School, Faculty of Social Sciences


  • workRoom EB23 Block E, Nottingham University Business School
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
  • work+6 (03) 8924 8260
  • fax+6 (03) 8924 8019


Ms Sugunamalar Vijayaratnam started teaching in private universities in 1989 and has been teaching in the Malaysia Campus since 2002. Initially she worked in the English department and later transferred to the Foundation Business and Management Division in the Business school. She has been teaching in the Foundation Division since 2009. She has taught a variety of business management and social science modules. In addition to that she has also developed a vital critical thinking course specifically tailored for the business and management foundation students. This module covers logic, persuasion and study skills in the context of business to prepare students for undergraduate studies. It will provide the skills necessary for more critical approach to study and also develop the skills required to tackle written examination and coursework.

Teaching Summary

Foundation Level

· Introduction to Business

· Introduction to Social Science

· Business Discourse

· Business Functions

Research Summary

English proficiency and its impact on academic performance; Second Language acquisition.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8000
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8001

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