MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a multi-paradigmnumerical computing environment and fourth-generation programming language. A proprietary programming language developed by MathWorks, MATLAB allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages, including CC++JavaFortran andPython.

At Manor Road Matlab is used in teaching and research by a number of departments.

For staff will be on request for their department desktop or laptop. 

For students (and staff) Matlab is avaialable for your own device from IT Services:

Information about this is curated by Engineering:



  • Price: Free
  • License: Department Licence, Individual Licence
  • Platforms: Windows 8.1, iOS 8, Linux, MacOS

Access Options

Your Device

Price: Free
Note: All members of the University have access to Matlab via a site licence.

Thin Client

Price: £0.00
Note: Available from Thin Clients in Manor Road.