MATLAB and Simulink

“MATLAB® is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming while Simulink® which is integrated into MATLAB® provides a graphical editor, customizable block libraries, and solvers for modelling and simulating dynamic systems.”

The university has a global license for MATLAB and Simulink covering all campuses.

On campus

MATLAB is available on IS managed PCs and laptops.

Student Desktop

Student Desktop

It has been installed on the student desktop.


  • Start, All Programs, HW Programs, MATLAB R2019a 
Staff Desktop

Staff Desktop

UK and Malaysia staff can install MATLAB R2019a from the Software Center.

If you don’t see the Software Center listed at the top level of the Start menu you can

Browse to it

Start – All Programs – Accessories – Software Center


Search for it

  • Type Software Center into the search box at the bottom of the Start menu
  • Select it when it appears in the Programs list

Please note

The installation will take around 1 hour depending on the performance of your PC.

You will need to reboot your PC once the installation is complete.


  • Start, All Programs, HW Programs, MATLAB
Home use

Home Use

All staff and students that work or study at the university, including distance learners, can install MATLAB and Simulink on their personal devices (for academic work and study purposes only).

To obtain the software click here or contact our IT Helpdesk - - who, after verifying eligibility, will send you installation and activation instructions.

Further Information

Our University Site license gives you access to all MATLAB and Simulink toolboxes and supports Windows, Mac and Linux platforms

Our license provides access to 48 assorted toolboxes and simulation modules (see attached file for details)

For more information on MATLAB and Simulink see

Products & Services - MATLAB & Simulink - Mathworks United Kingdom

MATLAB resources for academics and students are available at

Mathworks - Academia - Mathworks United Kingdom

Key information