Objectives and competences

The aim of this specialization course is to provide students with all the necessary training to be able to cut any type of gemstone in any style, from the simplest to the most sophisticated. At the same time,students receive the training they need to be able to use specialized machinery correctly and professionally.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateAdvanced university course
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Ciències de la Terra
Branch of knowledge
  • Earth sciences
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 866,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:10/04/2025
Master's degree course homepage https://www.ub.edu/portal/web/ciencies-terra/cursos-d-extensio-universitaria
ManagmentGarcia Vallès, Mª Teresa
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Yes

Objectives and competences


To acquire training to perform a variety of tasks in gemstone cutting and faceting and to use specialist cutting machinery.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Applicants must have passed the subject Specialist Gemstone Cutting: Advanced Course.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Ciències de la Terra
C/ Martí i Franques s/n

08028 - Barcelona
Email address:escolagem@ub.edu
Observations:Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. (the course is offered to groups of a maximum of three students).

For further enquiries

Address:Mª Teresa Garcia Vallès
C/ Martí i Franques s/n

08028 - Barcelona
Email address:maitegarciavalles@ub.edu
Observations:Monday to Friday, from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.