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Dr Darren Britton
PhD, CPsychol

Lecturer

Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

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Biography

Darren is a lecturer in sport psychology in the Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences at Solent University. His job involves teaching on a variety of units on both psychology and sport science degrees.

Darren first graduated with a BSc (Hons) Psychology from Bournemouth University in 2011, before completing an MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Brunel University in 2012. He has completed a PhD at Bournemouth University, investigating the role of stress reactivity in the development of adolescent athletes.

Darren is also an HCPC registered and BPS chartered sport and exercise psychologist, working with several individuals and organisations in the local area. These include the Perform Sports Medicine and Human Performance Centre in Southampton, and the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. Darren has also worked with Premier League football academies, county cricket clubs, and a range of different athletes from numerous sports.

Further information

  • Perform Sports Medicine and Human Performance Centre, Southampton
  • Talented Athlete Scholarship Schemes (TASS) at Bournemouth University and the University of Southampton
  • AFC Bournemouth Academy
  • Hampshire County Cricket
  • Dorset County Cricket
  • Elite marathon runners and triathletes
  • International sailors
  • Numerous schools and colleges.

Courses

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Over the last few decades, interest in sport and exercise psychology has grown. More time and money is being spent on understanding what motivates people to exercise, play sport...

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Psychology is about what makes people tick: it is the study of mind, behaviour, experience and relationships. Become a Chartered Psychologist with our BPS accredited degree.

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology

This is a contemporary and exciting course which combines the disciplines of sociology and psychology for students to develop the knowledge, application and skills to...

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling and Mental Health

Combine your skills in psychology and counselling to influence behaviour change and recovery on our BPS accredited degree.