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
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
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 fishes...

Area: Nordjylland

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

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 22 Dec
31 Dec
22 Dec
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. Cortisol...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 22 Dec
01 Jan
22 Dec
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: 30 Apr
Posted: 19 Oct
30 Apr
19 Oct
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 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...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Sep
Posted: 15 Jun
01 Sep
15 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 factors...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Jul
Posted: 30 May
31 Jul
30 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
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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
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