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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2024, 7(6); doi: 10.25236/FER.2024.070606.

Research on the Current Situation Evaluation and Enhancing Paths of Scientific Research and Innovation Ability of Academic Master Students Majoring in Economics and Management


Wang Meixia, Liu Chunyue, Zhang Yu

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Wang Meixia

School of Economics and Management, Xi'an University of Technology, Xi’an, China


Scientific research and innovation ability is undoubtedly an indispensable core ability of academic master students, and its level is not only an important measure of the quality of postgraduate education but also closely related to the level of national scientific and technological innovation, which is one of the key factors to promote national scientific and technological progress. By conducting a questionnaire survey on academic master's degree students majoring in economics and management, mainly from five universities such as Xi'an University of Technology and Henan University of Economics and Law, this paper evaluated the current situation of master students' scientific research and innovation ability, analyzed the main influencing factors, and explored the path to improve this ability. The study found that graduate students` overall level of scientific research and innovation ability is good, but there are individual differences. The study revealed the significant positive influence of individual factors, supervisor factors, curriculum and teaching environment, and school factors on scientific research and innovation ability, while the individual factors are the most fundamental influencing factors. Besides, it is recommended that students increase their initiative and enthusiasm to participate in scientific research activities, mentors should take differentiated measures to strengthen guidance and incentives of students` scientific research interests, disciplines should continuously optimize their curriculum system and increase support for hardware teaching resources, and universities should take multiple measures and strive to create a first-class atmosphere of scientific research and innovation.


Scientific research and innovation ability; Academic master students; Improving path; Questionnaire; Regression analysis

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Wang Meixia, Liu Chunyue, Zhang Yu. Research on the Current Situation Evaluation and Enhancing Paths of Scientific Research and Innovation Ability of Academic Master Students Majoring in Economics and Management. Frontiers in Educational Research (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 6: 41-52. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2024.070606.


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