The University of Queensland now has a Total Academic Headcount licence for MATLAB and various additional toolboxes for currently enrolled students for no charge.
The Licence makes the following applications and toolboxes available to all undergraduate and post graduate students for study or research use but is NOT for use in commercial applications.

MATLAB Products/Toolboxes available

MATLAB is available for Windows, Macintosh and Linux Operating Systems but some toolboxes are operating system specific. Please use this link to look up what is available:

  • Simulink
  • Bioinformatics Toolbox
  • Control System Toolbox
  • Curve Fitting Toolbox
  • DSP System Toolbox
  • Data Acquisition Toolbox
  • Image Processing Toolbox
  • Instrument Control Toolbox
  • Optimization Toolbox
  • Parallel Computing Toolbox
  • Signal Processing Toolbox
  • Simscape
  • Simscape Multibody
  • Simulink Control Design
  • Stateflow
  • Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox
  • Symbolic Math Toolbox
  • Aerospace Blockset
  • Aerospace Toolbox
  • Communications System Toolbox
  • Computer Vision System Toolbox
  • Database Toolbox
  • Datafeed Toolbox
  • Econometrics Toolbox
  • Embedded Coder
  • Financial Toolbox
  • Fixed-Point Designer
  • Fuzzy Logic Toolbox
  • Global Optimization Toolbox
  • Image Acquisition Toolbox
  • MATLAB Coder
  • MATLAB Compiler
  • MATLAB Compiler SDK
  • MATLAB Report Generator
  • Mapping Toolbox
  • Model Predictive Control Toolbox
  • Neural Network Toolbox
  • Partial Differential Equation Toolbox
  • Phased Array System Toolbox
  • RF Toolbox
  • Robust Control Toolbox
  • SimBiology
  • SimEvents
  • Simscape Electronics
  • Simscape Fluids
  • Simscape Power Systems
  • Simulink Coder
  • Simulink Desktop Real-Time
  • Simulink Real-Time
  • Spreadsheet Link
  • System Identification Toolbox
  • Trading Toolbox
  • Wavelet Toolbox

*List of modules accurate at version 2017b. It is possible that the modules will change in later versions.

Who can use it?

All current UQ students can use MATLAB under the terms of our MATLAB Student TAH Licence on their privately owned computers (2 device maximum) for no charge.
This licence is not for use by UQ staff or on UQ computers. If you are a UQ Staff member, please click here for Staff MATLAB information.

Conditions of Use

For University of Queensland study and non-commercial research purposes only.

The MATLAB Student TAH licence is for interactive use and not batch use. This can be installed on a maximum of two devices.

Please note UQ support teams do not provide assistance for private student computers. Students can contact Mathworks Customer Service team for installation support by emailing or calling 02 8669 4700

Licence Type

This is a Total Academic Headcount Licence - Campus Option and is renewable annually. The licence period runs from 01 January to 31 December each year.

Students are able to renew expired licences by following the registration steps again.

How do I obtain a copy of the software?

To view this information, please click the button below. You will be asked to login with your UQ student account.

Obtaining a copy of MATLAB

Additional Product Information

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