Education

Schedule Tuition Fees

On Campus

Study full-time at the GIA Hong Kong campus to gain the knowledge and practical skills to translate your love for gems and jewelry into a rewarding career.

Graduate Colored Stones

Immerse yourself in a world of brilliant colors and become qualified to seize a spectrum of opportunities.

Select program dates offered on standby basis.

2020 Schedule

  • Jan 02 - Jun 19
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Jul 16 - Dec 18
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$80,500.00
  • Books - HK$6,500.00
  • Materials - HK$11,000.00

Total - HK$98,000.00

 

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Graduate Diamonds

Learn to speak the language of diamonds and embark on an exciting career path.

Select program dates offered on standby basis.

2020 Schedule

  • Jan 02 - Mar 13
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • May 21 - Jul 17
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Oct 22 - Dec 18
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$54,500.00
  • Books - HK$3,000.00
  • Materials - HK$1,000.00

Total - HK$58,500.00

 

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Graduate Gemologist®

Earn the industry’s most prestigious credential to show the world your knowledge and professional commitment to gems and jewelry.

Select program dates offered on standby basis.

2020 Schedule

  • May 21, 2020 - Dec 18, 2020
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • ​Oct 22, 2020 - Jun 18, 2021
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$135,000.00
  • Books - HK$9,500.00
  • Materials - HK$12,000.00

Total - HK$156,500.00

 

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Jewelry Design

Learn to translate your ideas into stunning gem and jewelry illustrations.

Select program dates offered on standby basis.

2020 Schedule

  • Apr 20 - Jun 26
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Jun 26 - Aug 28
    Language: Cantonese
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$35,200.00
  • Books - HK$1,300.00
  • Materials - HK$2,000.00

Total - HK$38,500.00

 

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Lab Classes

Colored Stone Grading

Acquire the skills to determine the color, clarity, and cut for a range of colored stones.

2020 Schedule

  • Jan 06 - Jan 20
    Language: Cantonese
    Monday – Wednesday
    ​6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • Aug 31 - Sept 02
    Language: English
    Monday, Wednesday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Nov 23 - Nov 25
    Language: Mandarin
    Monday, Wednesday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$8,600.00
  • Books - HK$700.00
  • Materials - HK$200.00

Total - HK$9,500.00

 

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Diamond Grading

Learn how to judge and grade clarity, colour, and cut quality factors of round brilliant diamonds. 

2020 Schedule

  • May 18 - May 22
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Apr 20 - Apr 24
    Language: Mandarin
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Aug 03 - Aug 27
    Language: Cantonese
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    ​6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • Sept 21 - Sep 25
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Dec 07 - Dec 11
    Language: Mandarin
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$12,600.00
  • Books - HK$1,200.00
  • Materials - HK$200.00

Total - HK$14,000.00

 

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Gem Identification

Learn the time-tested procedures and identification skills used by the Institute’s renowned experts.

Note: Effective January 1, 2020, students will be required to complete the Gem Identification Lab class (GEM240L) before enrolling in the Gem Identification eLearning course (GEM240).

2020 Schedule

  • Apr 21 - May 19
    Language: Cantonese
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    ​6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • Sep 07 - Sep 11
    Language: English
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Nov 30 - Dec 04
    Language: Mandarin
    Monday - Friday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$12,800.00
  • Books - HK$1,000.00
  • Materials - HK$200.00

Total - HK$14,000.00

 

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Pearl Grading

Discover how experts determine the quality of Akoya, freshwater, South Sea, and Tahitian pearls using GIA’s 7 Pearl Value Factors™.

2020 Schedule

  • Jun 17 & Jun 19
    Language: Cantonese
    Wednesday, Friday
    ​6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Jun 22
    Language: English
    Monday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Sep 03
    Language: English
    Thursday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Oct 28 & Oct 30
    Language: Cantonese
    Wednesday, Friday
    ​6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$2,600.00
  • Books - HK$300.00
  • Materials - HK$100.00

Total - HK$3,000.00

 

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Accelerated Programs

A blend of correspondence courses and lab classes, accelerated programs are instructor-led and offered as 3-hour classes, day or night, over an extended period of time.

Graduate Colored Stones

Learn to speak the language of diamonds and embark on an exciting career path. Contact campus admission for program details.

2020 Schedule

  • ​Jun 11 - Nov 17
    Language: Cantonese
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    ​6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$71,500.00
  • Books - HK$6,500.00
  • Materials - HK$11,000.00

Total - HK$89,000.00

 

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Graduate Diamonds

Learn to speak the language of diamonds and embark on an exciting career path. Contact campus admission for program details.

2020 Schedule

  • Jan 07 - Mar 19
    Language: Cantonese
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    ​6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • Mar 09 - May 12
    Language: Cantonese
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    ​6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • May 14 - Jul 14
    Language: Cantonese
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    ​6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • May 26 - Aug 27
    Language: Cantonese
    Tuesday, Thursday
    ​9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Jul 16 - Sept 14
    Language: English
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    ​6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • Oct 08 - Dec 08
    Language: Cantonese
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    ​6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition - HK$42,500.00
  • Books - HK$3,000.00
  • Materials - HK$1,000.00

Total - HK$46,500.00

 

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