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Niche Area

 
 ENGLISH SECTION



1. English Literature

 

  1. Colonial/Postcolonial Literature
  2. Gender and Postcolonial Criticism
  3. British and American Literature; Comparative Literature
  4. Children’s Literature/Folklore
  5. Malaysian Literature in English
  6. Emotion and Cognition in Literature Learning
  7. Shakespeare, Intercultural Performance and Adaptation
  8. Literature of the Romantic Period
 
2. Applied Linguistics
  1. Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  2. English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  3. Literacy issues/Multiliteracies in education
  4. Stylistics and Critical Discourse Analysis
  5. Corpus Linguistics/Lexical Studies
  6. Pragmatics/Discourse Analysis
  7. New Varieties of English
  8. Phonetics and Phonology
  9. Sociolinguistics (Indigenous Languages, Language Attitudes)

 

 

 
 GEOGRAPHY SECTION

 
1. Geografi Manusia – Human Geography

  1. Geografi Perkhidmatan - Services Geography
  2. Demografi Ruangan – Spatial Demography
  3. Gender - Gender
  4. Geografi Ekonomi - Economic Geography
  5. Geografi Bandar dan Komuniti Lestari - Urban Geography & Sustainable Community


2. Geografi Fizikal - Physical Geography

  1. Hidrogeomorforlogi & Perubahan Iklim - Hydrogeomorphology & Climate Change
  2. Cuaca & Biogeografi – Weather & Biogeography
  3. Pengurusan Bencana – Hazards Management

3. Geografi Teknik – Geo Technique

  1. Pemodelan Gunatanah – Landuse Modeling
  2. GIS dalam kajian sosial - GIS for Social Studies
  3. Penderiaan Jauh - Remote Sensing
  4. GIS-Sejarah - Historical GIS
  5. Digital Humaniti - Digital Humanities
  6. Spatial Social Sciences

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 HISTORY SECTION

1. Political and sosioeconomic history

  1. Malaysia since the 15th century to the close of the 20th century
  2. Southeast Asia Thailand, Indonesia, Burma, Philippines and Indochina since the 19th century to the close of the 20th century.
  3. East Asia China and Japan since c. 3000 BCE to the close of the 20th century.
  4. West Asia since 7th century CE to the mid-20th century.
  5. South Asia India since the establishment of the British Empire (18th century) to independence (1947).

2. Historiography

  1. Malaysia since Melaka sultanate (15th century) to the early 21st century.

 

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 ISLAMIC STUDIES SECTION

  1. Hadith
  2. Muamalat
  3. Quranic exegesis
  4. Islamic law and administration
  5. Islamic creed and thoughts
  6. Financial and wealth planning
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 LITERATURE SECTION

Comparative Literature that crosses disciplines of culture and media:

  1. Folklore and historiography
  2. Literary history, theory and literary criticism
  3. Cross-cultural studies
  4. Nusantara, Asian, European and Latin American Literature
  5. Children’s literature and Youth literature
  6. Literature and New Media
  7. Philology
 
 PHILOSOPHY & CIVILIZATION SECTION
  1. Islamic and asian civilizations
  2. Philosophical studies
  3. Comparative religion
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MALAY LANGUAGE, TRANSLATION & INTERPRETING SECTION
 
1. Linguistics (Malay)  
  1. Historical Linguistics  
  2. Sociolinguistics  
  3. Morphology  
  4. Syntax
  5. Phonetics
  6. Phonology  
  7. Semantics
  8. Pragmatics  
  9. Psycholinguistics  
  10. Discourse Analysis
  11. Language Computing
  12. Child and Neurogenic Language Disorders
  13. Forensic Linguistic      
 
2. Translation Studies 
  1. General Text Translation
  2. Technical Translation
  3. Literary Translation
  4. News Translation
  5. Translation of Advertisements  
  6. Audiovisual Translation  
  7. Computer-aided Translation
  8. Translation Evaluation  
  9. Translation History
  10. Subtitling
  11. Terminology
  12. Lexicography
  13. Editing
  14. Figurative Language
  15. Tourism Translation
  16. Quranic Translation
  17. Translator Training
 
3. Interpreting Studies 
  1. Community Interpreting  
  2. Conference Interpreting  
  3. Bilateral Interpreting
  4. Sign Language Interpreting 
  5. Interpreter Training