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
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 Dec
Posted: 15 Oct
31 Dec
15 Oct
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: 11 Oct
01 Dec
11 Oct
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 Jan
Posted: 11 Oct
31 Jan
11 Oct
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
Area: København og omegn
Spawning migration of adult European flo...

Aim: The aim of this project is to understand the spatial ecology of adult European flounder to inform fisheries management. Specifically, the aim is to determine...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Feb
Posted: 23 Aug
01 Feb
23 Aug
Area: Nordjylland
Improving sea farming sustainability - E...

Net cage farming of salmonids is a huge and growing industry especially in countries like Norway where environmental conditions (deep oligotrophic fjords) favor...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 04 Aug
Posted: 03 Jul
04 Aug
03 Jul
Area: Nordjylland
Biofilm growth monitoring and control

Biofilm, exemplified by the nitrifying bacteria which colonize biofilter elements in biofilter units is central to recirculating aquaculture systems. There are...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 10 Dec
Posted: 03 Jul
10 Dec
03 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: 03 Jun
01 Jan
03 Jun
Area: København og omegn
Master Thesis in Histology Pathophysiolo...

The eastern Baltic cod are in unexpectedly poor nutritional condition and the large fish have disappeared. Besides deteriorating oxygen conditions and reduced...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 05 Aug
Posted: 13 May
05 Aug
13 May
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