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: København og omegn
Scientific dissemination - reporting imp...

Aim: The aim of this project is to disseminate scientific work and discoveries to a wide audience through social media, web pages, podcasts and other available...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 08 Dec
31 Dec
08 Dec
Area: Midt- og Vestjylland
Mixed stock fisheries in cod examined th...

Estimating proportions of stocks targeted in mixed fisheries is of major importance for sustainable fisheries management. Genetics has emerged as a powerful tool...

Area: Midt- og Vestjylland

Deadline: 30 Jun
Posted: 07 Dec
30 Jun
07 Dec
Area: Midt- og Vestjylland
Recruitment patterns in flatfish examine...

An improved understanding of the connectivity between adult populations and juvenile nursery areas is important for management of marine fishes. In flatfish...

Area: Midt- og Vestjylland

Deadline: 30 Jun
Posted: 07 Dec
30 Jun
07 Dec
Area: Midt- og Vestjylland
Family contribution to marine fish relea...

We know very little about how many parents actually contribute to the pool of offspring used for release in marine fish enhancement programmes. This knowledge...

Area: Midt- og Vestjylland

Deadline: 30 Jun
Posted: 07 Dec
30 Jun
07 Dec
Area: København og omegn
Restoration of marine boulder reefs -- a...

Aim: The aim is to identify types of restored boulder reefs that maximize fish abundance and diversity. Specifically, the project will compare fish abundance...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 May
Posted: 21 Nov
31 May
21 Nov
Area: København og omegn
The importance of mussel banks for the a...

Aim: The objective of this field study is to examine the importance of mussel banks for marine fishes. Specifically, it is hypothesized that mussel banks host...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Aug
Posted: 20 Nov
31 Aug
20 Nov
Area: København og omegn
Machine learning as a marine monitoring ...

Aim: The aim of this project is to develop a machine learning algorithm based on footage recorded from underwater remote video stations. The footage has been...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Jan
Posted: 20 Nov
31 Jan
20 Nov
Area: København og omegn
Discovery of the spawning location of tu...

Aim: The aim of this project is to understand the spatial ecology of adult turbot to inform fisheries management. Specifically, the aim is to determine if adult...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Jul
Posted: 20 Nov
31 Jul
20 Nov
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. Data will reveal if the brown trout...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Jul
Posted: 20 Nov
31 Jul
20 Nov
Area: København og omegn
Effects of reefs on fish abundance and d...

Aim: The aim of this study 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 Dec
Posted: 20 Nov
31 Dec
20 Nov
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