Objectives and competences

Through this course, participants expand their knowledge of gem-cutting techniques so that they can cut gemmological material using any method. The course is worth 3 ECT credits.

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: 520,00 €
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:09/01/2025
Master's degree course homepage www.ub.edu/escgem/
ManagmentGarcia Vallès, Mª Teresa
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Yes

Objectives and competences


To gain the knowledge and the practical skills required to cut gems.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Applicants must have passed the subject Gemstone Cutting: Introduction.

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 Franqués s/n

08028 - Barcelona
Email address:masters.ciencies.terra@ub.edu
Observations:Tuesday, from 3 to 6 p.m. in groups of five students.

For further enquiries

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

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