Bachelor of Pharmacy is an undergraduate pharmacy course of 4 years duration and Doctor of Pharmacy is a professional pharmacy doctoral course of 6 years duration.
While Pharm.D. focuses on clinical practise and allows the student to get a hands-on experience while working as a pharmacist, B.Pharm. is more research oriented and it focuses on the manufacture of drugs and what new discoveries can be made in this field.
After the completion of B.Pharm, the students can practice as a Pharmacist. Pharmacists work in industries related to the prescription, manufacture & provision of medicines, they can go for higher studies in the Pharmacy like Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) or can work in a Pharmaceutical company or can practice as a Pharmacist in various firms
And Pharm.D trains students to work in hospital settings, relevant industry environments and to pursue higher degrees or clinical research, after earning a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and passing licensure examinations, College of Pharmacy graduates can practice pharmacy anywhere the country.
If you wish to work as a pharmacist in big hospitals and healthcare clinics whether it is in your homeland or in countries abroad, then a Pharm.D. course would be better for you. You can also pursue your Ph.D. after completing Pharm.D. if you are interested in doing further clinical research work.
However, if researching about new therapies and drugs interests you immensely and you look forward to work in pharmaceuticals, drugs and biotech industries then a B.Pharm. programme would be best suitable for you. You can also follow it with the master’s programme known as M.Pharm. to excel in this field and may also do Ph.D. after that.