United Kingdom


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.


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