Dr Janitha Nadarajah

Dr Janitha Nadarajah

  • Principal Teaching Fellow
  • Head - Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Janitha Nadarajah holds a Master degree in Economics and a Bachelor degree in Business Administration. She has 17 years of experience in teaching Economics and Business related subjects. She is highly passionate in teaching and learning methodology, and conducts workshops for students on different learning styles. Her research interest is on the labour market and employability skills among graduates. She is also an external examiner and moderator for internationally recognised degree and diploma programmes.

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • MA in Economics, University of Malaya, Malaysia (2002)
  • BBA (Hons), University of Malaya, Malaysia (1996)

Research Interests

  • Employability skills
  • Labour market
  • Teaching and learning methodology

Notable Publications

  1. Nadarajah, J. (2011). Analyzing the factors influencing the development of knowledge workers skills among graduates from higher education institutions in Klang Valley. Proceedings from the 3rd International Conference on Teaching and Learning. Retrieved from http://ictl.intimal.edu.my/ictl2011/proceedings/index.html
  2. Nadarajah, J. (2002). The impact of the 1997 economic crisis on the labour market in Malaysia (Master’s thesis). Retrieved from University of Malaya’ Students Repository.