GIA offers an unmatched education to anyone wanting to succeed in the gem and jewellery industry. Classes are offered all year round, and there are no application deadlines.


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GIA School Programmes

Immerse yourself in the world of gems and jewellery by studying full-time on a GIA school campus. Learning in fully equipped classrooms, you'll practice your skills under the watchful eyes of trained professionals.

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Lab classes

GIA lab classes provide you with hands-on training using the latest gemmological equipment.

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What you'll need to study on campus in the UK To apply for a certificate or diploma programme at our London campus, you will need the following:


diploma or transcript

A copy of your high school, college or university diploma or proof of having completed secondary education.

  • applicants from outside the UK
  • UK applicants


A copy of the photo page of your passport and a copy of a UK visa (if applicable).

  • applicants from outside the UK
  • UK applicants

english proficiency

For classes taught in English, you must demonstrate proficiency in the spoken and written language, following GIA admissions requirements.

  • applicants from outside the UK