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
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: 30 Nov
Posted: 07 May
30 Nov
07 May
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 May
Posted: 07 May
31 May
07 May
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
Effect of DOM diversity on bacterial car...

Climate change has been predicted to bring increased precipitation in northern Europe, which will enhance the export of terrestrially derived dissolved organic...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Oct
Posted: 22 Apr
01 Oct
22 Apr
Area: København og omegn
Development of a rapid method for mappin...

There is a current movement to develop a simple approach to perform microplastic analyses using lower cost equipment. The method would be suitable for screening...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Oct
Posted: 22 Apr
01 Oct
22 Apr
Area: København og omegn
Developing an approach to compare polyme...

The greatest bottle neck in current research into microplastics is the development of suitable methods to quantify and characterise a large number of samples...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Oct
Posted: 22 Apr
01 Oct
22 Apr
Area: København og omegn
Microbial degradation of dissolved organ...

Increasing amounts of terrestrial organic matter will be supplied to the Arctic Ocean because of accelerating permafrost thaw, increased plant growth in catchments...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Oct
Posted: 22 Apr
01 Oct
22 Apr
Area: Nordjylland
Reef Effects of Mussel Farms

Farming mussels for the primary goal of mitigating eutrophication is under investigation in the Limfjord. Ecological impacts such as nutrient extraction and improving...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 06 Aug
Posted: 14 Apr
06 Aug
14 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
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