- Booth, Wayne, Gregory Colomb and Williams, Joseph (2016) The Craft of Research, Chicago, 4th edn.
- Bryman, Alan (2015), Social Research Methods, 5th edition, Oxford University Press.
- Delanty, Gerary & Strydom, Piet (2003), Philosophies of social science: the classic and contemporary readings. Open University
+ up to 300 pages of other readings, which may vary from year to year.