Project possibilities for bachelor and master students

At DTU Aqua you can do bachelor projects, special courses and master thesis projects within aquaculture, fisheries, oceanography and management of aquatic resources.

How to get started

You may find inspiration for bachelor projects, special courses or master thesis 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 must be based on a project contract with a supervisor.


Student projects at DTU Aqua Deadline Posted
Area: København og omegn
Marine Protected Area -- does it help th...

Aim: The objective of this study is to examine the presence of Atlantic cod in a newly established Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Tybrind Vig in the Little Belt...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Feb
Posted: 25 Jul
01 Feb
25 Jul
Area: København og omegn
Uncover biohuts -- can artificial marine...

Aim: The objective of this study is to examine the effect of biohuts on the presence of small and juvenile marine fishes. Specifically, it is hypothesized that...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 25 Jul
01 Jan
25 Jul
Area: København og omegn
The first smolt reef in the world

Aim: The aim of this study is to document positive effects of a constructed coastal reef on brown trout in central Denmark. Data will reveal if the reef provides...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Feb
Posted: 25 Jul
01 Feb
25 Jul
Area: København og omegn
Design of nature inclusive reef elements...

This student project aims at designing a solution that combines the reuse of concrete, excess and / or recycling concrete, and thus aspects of circular economy...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 21 Jul
01 Jan
21 Jul
Area: København og omegn
The use of concrete as bio receptive mat...

Reef restoration and the development of artificial reefs that provide important marine habitats and act as coastal protection offer an interesting engineering...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 24 Dec
Posted: 21 Jul
24 Dec
21 Jul
Area: København og omegn
Mapping fish migration

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 how vulnerable brown...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 17 Jul
01 Jan
17 Jul
Area: København og omegn
Scientific dissemination - reporting imp...

Aim: The aim of this project is to disseminate scientific work and discoveries to a wide audience through social media, web pages, podcasts and other available...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 17 Jul
01 Jan
17 Jul
Area: København og omegn
CFD Studies of Feeding and Propulsion at...

Flows at low Reynolds numbers challenge our engineering intuition and experience in the understanding of propulsion and feeding due to the lack of the inertial...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Aug
Posted: 04 Jul
31 Aug
04 Jul
Area: København og omegn
SEAL PREDATION ON MARINE AQUACULTURE

Aim: The aim of this project is to understand how seals predate on rainbow trout in marine aquaculture facilities and propose ways to mitigate this predation...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Aug
Posted: 29 Jun
01 Aug
29 Jun
Area: København og omegn
IDENTIFYING OPTIMAL BAITS FOR COD POTS

Aim: The aim of this project is to identify the optimal bait for cod pots. Background: Seal populations have been increasing in Danish waters in recent years...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Aug
Posted: 29 Jun
01 Aug
29 Jun
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