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
computational human ecology - understand...

BackgroundEcosystems provide humanity with services that allow us to carry out our activities, ultimately sustaining the well-being of people. While we have...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 09 Sep
Posted: 12 Oct
09 Sep
12 Oct
Area: København og omegn
Optimizing mussel production in a large-...

Mussels (M. edulis) feed on suspended organic matter, which in many Danish coastal waters is present in high concentrations throughout the year. Farming mussels...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 15 Nov
Posted: 07 Oct
15 Nov
07 Oct
Area: København og omegn
Habitat choice in bottom dwelling fish

Bottom dwelling fish tend to be associated with certain types of sediment. This habitat association or preference can be used to produce maps of potential species...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 05 Oct
31 Dec
05 Oct
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: 03 Feb
Posted: 30 Sep
03 Feb
30 Sep
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: 02 Jan
Posted: 30 Sep
02 Jan
30 Sep
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: 02 Feb
Posted: 30 Sep
02 Feb
30 Sep
Area: København og omegn
Fieldwork in Spain Documentation of a na...

Aim: We hypothesize that concrete structures developed by the company ECOncrete will function as favorable habitats for a range of marine organisms. The aim...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 02 Jan
Posted: 30 Sep
02 Jan
30 Sep
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: 25 Dec
Posted: 27 Sep
25 Dec
27 Sep
Area: Østjylland
Exploring the impact of fish behavior an...

Who are you: We are looking for students with a an interest in fish population dynamics, feeding ecology or in general lake ecology, preferably with some experience...

Area: Østjylland

Deadline: 01 Jan
Posted: 24 Sep
01 Jan
24 Sep
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: 31 Dec
Posted: 21 Sep
31 Dec
21 Sep
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