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: Udlandet
Using video tools and machine learning t...

Migration of Juvenile Atlantic salmon from the river to sea has been associated with increased mortality rates. This study aims to estimate the...

Area: Udlandet

Deadline: 15 Feb
Posted: 25 Nov
15 Feb
25 Nov
Area: København og omegn
The importance of mussel reefs for the a...

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

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Dec
Posted: 20 Nov
01 Dec
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 brown trout are...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Mar
Posted: 20 Nov
31 Mar
20 Nov
Area: København og omegn
Predicting fishing bycatch using machine...

Artificial neural networks are currently being explored in many new contexts for discovering and describing hidden causal relations in complex data sets, as an...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 21 Nov
Posted: 20 Nov
21 Nov
20 Nov
Area: København og omegn
Climate change impacts on fish habitats

Climate change will change the physical scene for the complex interplay between species in the marine ecosystem. The most simple view is just southern species...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 21 Nov
Posted: 20 Nov
21 Nov
20 Nov
Area: København og omegn
Windage of floating marine plastic

In the recent years increasing amounts of plastic in the marine environment has been recognized as a significant problems with potential impacts on the marine...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 21 Nov
Posted: 20 Nov
21 Nov
20 Nov
Area: København og omegn
Simulating horizontal transport and dist...

In the recent years increasing amounts of plastic in the marine environment has been recognized as a significant problems with potential impacts on the marine...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 21 Nov
Posted: 20 Nov
21 Nov
20 Nov
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 Jan
Posted: 12 Nov
31 Jan
12 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: 11 Aug
Posted: 11 Sep
11 Aug
11 Sep
Area: København og omegn
Using data from commercial RAS to optimi...

The aim of the special course is to 1) compile information from daily operations to serve as guidelines for fish farm technicians, 2) compile information from...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Sep
Posted: 02 Sep
01 Sep
02 Sep
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