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Ms Heng Kiat Sing

Associate Dean (Accreditation and Curriculum Enhancement) & Lecturer in Economics
BSocSc (USM), MPA (USM), MEd (Curtin)

Faculty of Business, Design and Arts

Office No:+60 82 260 724
Fax No:+60 82 260 815
Room No: B321
Email: kheng@swinburne.edu.my


Heng Kiat Sing joined Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus as a Lecturer in 2007. She has served various academic management and leadership roles including Program Coordinator for Undergraduate Business Non-accounting courses and Postgraduate Business course. Currently, she is the Associate Dean (Accreditation and Curriculum Enhancement) at the Faculty of Business, Design and Arts. She has been teaching economics subjects for foundation, diploma and undergraduate business courses. She is an internal auditor, Malaysia Research Assessment (MyRA) Internal Audit, appointed by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia from 1 November 2017 to 31 October 2020.  She is currently pursuing her doctoral studies with Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) and is expected to complete in 2022.

Research Interests

  • Collaborative learning
  • Knowledge building
  • Discourse analysis in educational research

Teaching Areas

Economics, Economic Principles, Microeconomics

Professional Membership

Member, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA)

  • Research Outputs

Research Outputs

  • Journal: Lee, M. H., Heng, K. S., & MSBS Siddiq. (2012). Environmental Disclosure of Malaysian Companies and Its Association with Corporate Characteristics. International Academic Research Journal of Economics and Finance (IARJEF), 1(4), 18 – 31 (ISSN 2227-6254).
  • Book chapter: Yu, K-Hong, P., Muniapan, B., Ee, Y.S., & Heng, K.S. (2012). Politics, Business, Politics and Business, Business and Politics, etc: A One-dot Theory Interpretation. In K-hong. P. Yu (Ed.), The politics and business dimensions of governance/regimes: A one-dot theory interpretation. Heidelberg Press, pp. 33-46 (ISBN: 978-1-920889-57-9).
  • Book chapter: Yu, K-hong, P., Heng, K.S., Ngui, L.H., & Voon, M.L. (2011). International regimes and non-regimes in Confucian (Corporate) governance: A critique of Blue Ocean Strategy’s metaphor and methodology. In K-hong. P. Yu (Ed.), International (Corporate) governance: A one-dot theory interpretation (pp.75-89). Nova Science Publishers, Huntington, New York (ISBN: 978-1-61122-645-4).
  • Conference Proceedings: Heng, K. S., Philip, N. A., & Tan, K. W. (2017). Students’ perception of group work and knowledge building in an Economics unit. 3rd International Conference on Education: Models of Global Education and Education Mobility for the 2020’s, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (ISSN: 2424-6700) 
  • Conference Proceedings: Heng, K. S. & Sim, C. H. (2012): An illustrative application of problem-based learning in an introductory economics unit, 3rd International PBL Symposium Proceedings 2012: PBL and the Problematization of Teaching and Learning, Singapore (ISBN: 978-981-07-1552-6).
  • Conference Proceedings: Heng, K.S., Lee, M. H., & Tham, C.M. (2009): Integration of the Personal Response System in Teaching Microeconomics, Proceedings of the UiTM International Conference on Innovation in Teaching and Management of Higher Education (ICITM), Malaysia (ISBN: 978-983-41527-1-0).