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
devlopment of suitable diets for rearing...

Aim: To study the influence of diet composition on growth and feeding behavior in European lobster larvae/juveniles (Homarus Gammarus) under laboratory condi...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 01 Nov
Posted: 24 May
01 Nov
24 May
Area: Nordjylland
Stress hormone and swimming capacity and...

Animals in captivity, including fish in aquaculture, may periodically or even chronically experience stress. The primary stress hormone in fish is cortisol. Cor...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 23 May
31 Dec
23 May
Area: Nordjylland
Test of electrochemical water treatment ...

Electrochemical water treatment is an alternative to traditional biological treatment processes (organic matter degradation, nitrification and denitrification)....

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 01 Jun
Posted: 22 May
01 Jun
22 May
Area: Nordjylland
Effects of continuous H2O2 addition to a...

Prolonged low dose of hydrogen peroxide is considered an option to improve water quality in aquaculture systems and to control microbial water quality. It has o...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 01 Jul
Posted: 22 May
01 Jul
22 May
Area: Nordjylland
Microbial water quality in RAS before an...

When sanitizers and disinfectants (i.e. hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid, chloramine-T, formalin) are added to the water in recirculated aquaculture systems, t...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 01 Jun
Posted: 22 May
01 Jun
22 May
Area: København og omegn
Control of toxic micro algae in aquacult...

Growth and accumulation of micro algae is a great challenge in recirculating aquaculture systems. Conditions in both fresh and saltwater system might favor alga...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Jun
Posted: 22 May
01 Jun
22 May
Area: København og omegn
Trait-based plankton ecology

A new generation of ecosystem models – trait based models – is currently being developed. Instead of describing all the species in an ecosystem, individuals are...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Jun
Posted: 22 May
01 Jun
22 May
Area: Nordjylland
The effects of carbon dioxide on the swi...

Recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) are becoming an increasingly viable option for high-value aquaculture species such as salmonids. However, levels of diss...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 05 Jun
Posted: 30 Apr
05 Jun
30 Apr
Area: København og omegn
Brown shrimp fishery and biology

The brown shrimp (Crangon crangon) fishery in the North Sea makes up approximately 560 trawlers from Denmark, Germany, UK, Belgium, and France. Landings peake...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Sep
Posted: 27 Apr
01 Sep
27 Apr
Area: København og omegn
Stomach sampling and analyses of shrimp ...

Stomach sampling and analyses of shrimp predators in Skagerrak Background and aim Fishing for northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis) in Skagerrak is an economica...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 02 Jan
31 Dec
02 Jan
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Research facilities

DTU Aqua has dedicated research facilities at DTU's campus in Lyngby as well as in Silkeborg, Hirtshals and Nykøbing Mors in Jutland. At all four localities it is possible to do thesis or bachelor projects.

Learn more about DTU Aqua's research facilities

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http://www.aqua.dtu.dk/english/Education/Projects
27 MAY 2017