MATLAB for Home Use

Staff and Students with a Windows PC (7, 8 or 10) or Apple Mac can request MATLAB to use on their home computer.

Request access to MATLAB

  1. Complete the MATLAB request form.
  2. IT Services will then check you are entitled to use MATLAB, then email you confirmation of this.

Create a MathWorks account

  1. You will need to create a MathWorks account in order to activate the software.
    1. Complete the registration form and when asked for your email address enter your University email address. Click Create.
    2. A verification message will be sent to the email address provided in the registration form. Click Verify your email.
    3. Enter your personal details into the registration form. Click Create.

Download MATLAB

  1. Once you have created an account and associated a licence go to http://www.le.ac.uk/myfiles
  2. Login with your University IT account username and password.

Download MATLAB on Windows:

  1. Navigate to the Home-Use-Programs folder > Matlab > Windows.
  2. Click on the version folder required, then right-click matlab_R2018a_win64.exe file and click Download.

Download MATLAB on Mac:

  1. Navigate to the Home-Use-Programs folder > Matlab > Mac.
  2. Click on the version folder required, then select matlab_R2018a_maci64.dmg file and download.

Full installation instructions

The University cannot help with the installation and maintenance of this program.

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