The Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology (MBIT) is an academic Roman Catholic institution which is committed to offering transformative experiences for all its students.

While our primary mission is to educate and theologically empower women in Church, we are also committed to serving society at large and to provide the opportunity to study on what promotes the common good locally, nationally, and globally.

We provide a space for theological reflection and spiritual formation for anyone who wishes to study at our Institute.

We are a member of the Cambridge Theological Federation (CTF).

In 2018/19 we celebrate our Silver Jubilee. To find out more, please download our Jubilee Newsletter.

Our latest Institute newsletter can be downloaded: Easter Newsletter

News and Upcoming Events

We are recruiting for a Senior Administrator to start on 27 August 2019 or soon after. The closing date is 27 May 2019 and short-listed candidates will be invited for interview on 5 or 6 June 2019. More details can be downloaded here: Job Description

Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies, recruiting now for modules in 2019

We are holding a Theology, Creativity and the Arts Postgraduate Study Day on 31 July 2019. There is a Call for Papers, details are available here. The deadline is 13 May. The day will feature a public keynote by Professor Jeremy Begbie.


Conversation day on Christianity and Ecology with Margaret Barker and Elizabeth Theokritoff: 'A Temple not made by Hands: The Christian Vision of Creation and its Liturgical Roots'. A joint event organised by the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology and the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies. Date: 4 May 2019, 11am–4pm. To book, please contact Ela Wolbek, ew263@cam.ac.uk.

Easter concert with the Chameleon Ensemble, a programme of music for voice, recorder and organ. 10 May, 7pm–8pm. Free entry. Chapel, Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology.