Project possibilities for bachelor and master students

At DTU Aqua you can make bachelor and master projects within aquaculture, fisheries, oceanography and management of aquatic ressouces

How to get started

You may find inspiration for master thesis or bachelor projects from the project suggestions below. If you have a project idea yourself, you are welcome to contact a supervisor directly in order to formulate another topic, perhaps with an external supervisor from the industry. All student projects are based on a project contract with a supervisor.
Student projects at DTU Aqua Deadline Posted
Area: Nordjylland
Growth and feeding behaviour of invasive...

The Japanese oyster drill, Ocinebrellus inornatus is a predatory gastropod feeding principally on oyster Crassostrea gigas. Since 2006-2010, the invasive Japanese...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 17 Oct
31 Dec
17 Oct
Area: København og omegn
Examining the economic basis of a potent...

Aim: Recently, bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) has returned to Danish waters after being absent for about 50 years. In 2017, five bluefin tuna were captured by...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 08 Aug
31 Dec
08 Aug
Area: København og omegn
Marine migration of anadromous brown tro...

Aim: The aim of this study is to map the migration and temperature exposure of adult brown trout in the marine environment. Background: In many rivers, brown...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 08 Aug
01 Jan
08 Aug
Area: København og omegn
Effects of marine reefs on abundance and...

Aim: The aim of this project is to examine to what extent cobble reefs affect abundance and diversity of fish and harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in coastal...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Jul
Posted: 08 Aug
31 Jul
08 Aug
Area: København og omegn
The use of concrete as bio receptive mat...

Reef restoration and the development of artificial reefs that provide important marine habitats and act as coastal protection offer an interesting engineering...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 30 Jun
Posted: 25 Jul
30 Jun
25 Jul
Area: Nordjylland
Body color and skin spot patterning. The...

In aquaculture, there are different inherent factors that may induce stress in farmed fish (handling, alterations of water quality, diseases, noise, etc.) affecting...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 30 Apr
31 Dec
30 Apr
Area: København og omegn
Growth and stability of fish populations...

Please see PDF for full description. Project Background. Estimating fish demography in the sea by trawling is a standard method of assessing the size and health...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 09 Apr
31 Dec
09 Apr
Area: Nordjylland
Shellfish and Seaweed projects at the Da...

Aim: we are open to suggestion to work in the area of shellfish (mussels, oysters flat and gigas, cockles), seaweed, invasive species. Please do not hesitate...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 06 Apr
31 Dec
06 Apr
Area: Nordjylland
Efficiency of aeration and degassing ins...

In the production of fishes in recirculating aquaculture systems oxygen is consumed from the water from respiration of fish and bacteria, as well as from the...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 22 Dec
31 Dec
22 Dec
Area: Nordjylland
Swimming as a tool to manipulate feed in...

Exercise in fish is known to manipulate a number of physiological functions. It has been shown that exercise increases the growth rate of salmonids fishes, and...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 22 Dec
31 Dec
22 Dec
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