MATLAB for Monash University Malaysia

Monash University Malaysia (MUM) has a Total Academic Headcount (TAH) license for MATLAB, Simulink, and add-on products. Faculty, researchers, and students may use these products for teaching, research, and learning. The license allows individuals to install the products on university-owned equipment, as well as personally owned computers.


Monash University Monash offers a campus-wide license to MATLAB, Simulink, and these companion products.

How to install MATLAB

  1. Create your MathWorks Account using your Monash student or staff email.
  2. Use the activation key below to associate to the license.
    1. For Staff
    2. For Students
  3. Go to the MathWorks License Center.
  4. Click Install and Activate tab. Download installer.
  5. Select the latest release of MATLAB (blue button) or select an earlier release on the right menu.
  6. Download the installer according to the operating system of the computer.
  7. Locate the installer. 
    1. Windows installer: matlab_xxxxx_win64.exe
    2. Mac OS X installer:, where “xxxxx” represents the release number.
  8. Start the installer.
    1. Windows installer: Double-click the installer file. The Windows Self-Extractor runs, and then the installer starts.
    2. Mac OS X installer: Double-click the installer file. This action extracts the files and creates another folder called matlab_xxxx_maci64, where “xxxxx” represents the release number. Double-click InstallForMacOSX to start the installer.
  9. In the MathWorks installer, select Log in with a MathWorks Account and follow the online instructions. Note that you require an internet connection to proceed.
  10. When prompted to do so, select the license accordingly.
    1. For Faculty/Researchers/Staff: Select Campus.
    2. For Students: Select Student.
  11. Choose the products you want to download and install.
  12. After downloading and installing your products, keep the Activate MATLAB checkbox selected and click Next button to continue the activation process.
  13. Confirm your activation details and click the Confirm button to activate your products.
  14. Upon successful activation, click the Finish button to complete the activation and this closes the activation window.

How to renew/update your MATLAB license

If your license is going to expire soon, please follow the steps below:

  1. On the MATLAB toolstrip in Resources, click the Help button.
  2. Under Licensing, choose Update Current License.

If your license has already expired, the MATLAB Activate Window will launch. Please go through the activation steps.

Online MATLAB Curriculum Resources

Self Paced Online Training

MATLAB Courseware


Access MATLAB Onramp, a free interactive tutorial through MATLAB Academy to help you learn MATLAB in 2 hours.

Get access to downloadable sets of curriculum materials based on MATLAB and Simulink. These materials will help you in enhancing curriculum and facilitating lectures.

This is designed specifically for lecturers. Start developing your assignments, share it with your students, and get it graded automatically!

Commercial use of MathWorks products is not covered by our TAH license.