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
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: 23 Dec
Posted: 16 Apr
23 Dec
16 Apr
Area: Nordjylland
Organic fish farming - field study on a ...

An ongoing project “SHELTERFISH” looks into ways on how to improve rearing conditions for fish in organic certified fish farms. One of the topics regards use...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 09 Oct
Posted: 13 Apr
09 Oct
13 Apr
Area: Nordjylland
Field experiments on a commercial recirc...

Research and scientific advising from the section for aquaculture, Hirtshals is partly based on studies performed at commercial aquaculture facilities under practical...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 09 Oct
Posted: 13 Apr
09 Oct
13 Apr
Area: Nordjylland
A colorful new tool to help operation of...

A large proportion of research is aimed at optimizing biofiltration in RAS. One of the urgent challenges is to ensure that the biofilter performance is optimal...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 30 Nov
Posted: 12 Apr
30 Nov
12 Apr
Area: Nordjylland
Pilot scale aquaculture experiments in H...

We have different applied projects looking into RAS water quality dynamic and factors affecting this. A project can be planned and designed to test water quality...

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 09 Oct
Posted: 12 Apr
09 Oct
12 Apr
Area: Nordjylland
Aquaculture biofilm test and developmen...

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

Area: Nordjylland

Deadline: 30 Nov
Posted: 12 Apr
30 Nov
12 Apr
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 how vulnerable brown...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Oct
Posted: 11 Apr
31 Oct
11 Apr
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: 31 Dec
Posted: 22 Mar
31 Dec
22 Mar
Area: København og omegn
Restoration of marine boulder reefs -- a...

Aim: The aim is to identify designs of restored boulder reefs that maximize fish abundance and biodiversity. Specifically, the project compares fish abundance...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 22 Mar
31 Dec
22 Mar
Area: København og omegn
The importance of mussel reefs for the a...

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

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 31 Dec
Posted: 22 Mar
31 Dec
22 Mar
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