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
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 coa...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Mar
Posted: 21 Jul
31 Mar
21 Jul
Area: København og omegn
Contribute to maintaining a healthy brow...

The brown shrimp fishery in the North Sea makes up approximately 560 trawlers from Denmark, Germany, UK, Belgium, and France. Landings peaked in 2005 and ha...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Sep
Posted: 15 Jun
01 Sep
15 Jun
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: 14 Jun
31 Dec
14 Jun
Area: Nordjylland
Effects of water turbidity on the fitnes...

Turbidity of coastal waters caused by anthropogenic land use, or in aquaculture production systems from increased organic loading can be a major stressor in fis...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 14 Jun
31 Dec
14 Jun
Area: Nordjylland
Protein intake in fishes- effects on SDA...

The specific dynamic action (SDA) of fishes represents the increase in metabolism following feeding. Although all macronutrients are considered contributing fac...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Jul
Posted: 30 May
31 Jul
30 May
Area: Nordjylland
Respiration of fish tissues; dependency ...

Highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFAs) are essential in the diet of carnivorous fishes such as rainbow trout. Rate of uptake and metabolism can be manipulated t...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 30 May
31 Dec
30 May
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
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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
28 JULY 2017