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
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
Area: Midt- og Vestjylland
Mixed-stock fishery of cod in Greenland

Genetic studies of cod (Gadus morhua) in Greenland has revealed the presence of four different populations that occur in the Greenlandic fishery. The local populations...

Area: Midt- og Vestjylland

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 15 Nov
01 Jan
15 Nov
Area: Midt- og Vestjylland
Genetic population structure of pacific ...

The pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) is an invasive species in Denmark. It originally comes from Japan and Southeast Asia but in recent years, it has spread...

Area: Midt- og Vestjylland

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 15 Nov
01 Jan
15 Nov
Area: København og omegn
Harmful algal blooms evolutionary games ...

Background: Harmful algal blooms are common in many lakes and coastal oceans (fig. 1). They consist of algae that produce toxins, and can cause fish deaths...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 12 Nov
01 Jan
12 Nov
Area: København og omegn
Biocontrol of toxic microalgae affecting...

Aquaculture industries can suffer drastic economic loss due to rapidly growing, toxic microalgae in so-called harmful algal blooms (HABs). HABs kill fish and...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 01 Nov
01 Jan
01 Nov
Area: Nordjylland
Growth and feeding behaviour of invasive...

The Japanese oyster drill, Ocinebrellus inornatus is a predatory gastropod feeding principally on oyster Crassostrea gigas. Since 2006-2010, the invasive Japanese...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 17 Oct
31 Dec
17 Oct
Read all posts

Research facilities

DTU Aqua has dedicated research facilities at Lyngby Campus as well as in Jutland, also for thesis or bachelor projects.

Learn more about DTU Aqua's research facilities

Find out more about studying at DTU Aqua in Jutland:

http://www.aqua.dtu.dk/english/education/projects
21 NOVEMBER 2018