Project possibilities for bachelor and master students

At DTU Aqua you can make 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 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: 01 Jul
Posted: 17 Feb
01 Jul
17 Feb
Area: København og omegn
Fisheries Ecology Ecophysiology Collabo...

The results of this growth trial of juvenile fish will provide a mechanistic understanding of what the environmental drivers of growth and production are. ...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 01 Aug
Posted: 30 Jan
01 Aug
30 Jan
Area: København og omegn
Recreational fisheries-Trends in partici...

Aim: 1)     To explore temporal changes in the demography of anglers using data from an online survey about recreational fisheries. 2) ...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 12 Jan
Posted: 11 Jan
12 Jan
11 Jan
Area: København og omegn
Recreational fisheries for cod-Changes i...

Aim: 1)     To explore temporal changes in catches, release rates, and participant demography, using data from an interview survey of recreational...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 12 Jan
Posted: 11 Jan
12 Jan
11 Jan
Area: København og omegn
A comparison of three segments of recrea...

Aim: 1)     To compare catches, release rates and demography of three groups of recreational anglers (i.e., anglers fishing for cod, Atlantic...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 12 Jan
Posted: 11 Jan
12 Jan
11 Jan
Area: København og omegn
Citizen science insights into seatrout f...

DTU Aqua have developed a citizen science platform where anglers can report fishing trips and catches (Fangstjournalen). In return, the anglers get information...

Area: København og omegn

Deadline: 12 Jan
Posted: 11 Jan
12 Jan
11 Jan
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: 31 Jan
Posted: 06 Jan
31 Jan
06 Jan
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: 09 Jan
Posted: 03 Jan
09 Jan
03 Jan
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: 02 Jan
Posted: 03 Jan
02 Jan
03 Jan
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
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Research facilities

DTU Aqua has dedicated research facilities at Lyngby Campus as well as in Jutland, also for thesis or bachelor projects.

Learn more about DTU Aqua's research facilities

Find out more about studying at DTU Aqua in Jutland:

https://www.aqua.dtu.dk/english/education/projects
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