Burapha University at Chantaburi campus was officially organized in the year 1996. It has been specifically organized to meet the present and future needs of students in Chantaburi province and the vicinity. The campus is located at Tha-Mai district in Chantburi province about 90 kilometers from downtown Chantaburi. Currently, there are Faculty of Gems , Faculty of Arts and Science and a Faculty of Fishery Technology.
The faculty of Gems was first launched in November in the year of 2000. The Bachelor of Science degree was offered in two disciplines: Gems and Jewelry, Gemological Technology and the Bachelor of Business Administration in Gems and Jewelry Business. At present, the Bachelor of Science degree is offered in Gems and Jewelry, the Bachelor of Business Administration in Gems and Jewelry Business and the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jewelry Design.
The courses are intended to provide skills in the production and design of jewelry in a regional context, and encourage students to develop expertise in the application of gemology as a science. This will enable students to operate and promote their own business, or advice private or public sectors agencies and employees on question concerning gem appraisal. Students are also encouraged to use their knowledge of science and technology to improve the quality of gems and jewelry.
Faculty of Gems will be recognised for its excellence through the delivery of courses in Gems and Jewellery and regional reputation in applied research and development.
To produce graduates with a sound foundation in Gems and Jewellery, to carry out applied research, academic services and to support and preserve the cultures.
1. To provide personnel development in the area of Gems Technology, Marketing and Management , Jewelry Design and Gemological Science in order to be able to apply in Gems and Jewellery industries
2. To produce graduates for the needs of Gems and Jewellery industries.
3. To produce graduates with morality in their occupation.
4. To promote the research and academic services in Gems and Jewellery