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Matlab

These instructions can be used to install Matlab on your personally owned desktop or notebook PC


Downloading Matlab

  1. Create a MathWorks Account using your university email address: www.mathworks.com/accesslogin/createProfile.do
  2. Follow the link on the verification e-mail sent to you
  3. Complete the web form with your personal details, the University details and the following Activation Key

    11415-76014-57459-28071-15334

  4. Once completed you will be taken to your account page
  5. Under licenses you should see your new license
  6. Click the download link and download the version you require

Installing Matlab

  1. Once the download is complete you will need to open the folder where you downloaded Matlab and run the installer manually.
  2. Once the installer has loaded select Log in with a MathWorks Account and click Next
  3. Accept the license agreement and then click Next
  4. Enter your MathWorks account details and click Next
  5. Select the 'Total Academic Headcount Student' license and click Next
  6. Change the installation path if needed and click Next
  7. Select all the toolboxes you require and click Next
  8. Select where you would like shortcuts created and click Next
  9. Click Install
  10. Once the installation is complete you may be prompted about additional configuration steps.  If you wish to use any of the features mentioned take a note of any extra commands you need to run and then click Next
  11. Ensure Activate MATLAB is checked and click Next
  12. Click Next to begin activation
  13. A summary of the activation will be displayed
  14. Click Confirm
  15. Click Finish

Activating Matlab

The University Matlab license is renewed each year in May.  This means that your installation will need to be re-activated each year in May also.

  1. Once the license is due to be re-activated you will be prompted to do so when you next launch Matlab.
  2. Select Activate automatically using the Internet and click Next
  3. Enter your MathWorks account details and click Next
  4. Select the 'Total Academic Headcount Student' license and click Next
  5. A summary of the activation will be displayed
  6. Click Confirm
  7. Click Finish